Samʾalian Funerary Stele: Ördekburnu (Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Number 7696) (4.24)
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Commentary

This stele was pointed out to von Lushan (1888) in Ördekburnu, 18 km south of Zincirli, but its interpretation and language was very uncertain for more than a century after the detailed study of the inscription by Lidzbarski who reluctantly proposed to consider it an Anatolian inscription in Aramaic script. Because of this proposition, it was not included in KAI and Tropper 1993, even though several epigraphers (Bowman, Landsberger) proposed to consider it a West Semitic inscription. After a new detailed study of the inscription, Lemaire and S…

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Lemaire, André, “Samʾalian Funerary Stele: Ördekburnu (Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Number 7696) (4.24)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 16 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_24>
First published online: 2017



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