Persian Period (2.78)
(1,223 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Seal and Stamp Inscriptions; Seals and Seal Impressions

Commentary

2.78A. Seals and seal impressions of the Persian province of Yehud (Aramaic)1

The one-word inscription Yehud, the name of the Persian province of Judah (Ezra 5:8), is inscribed on a seal and stamped on several hundred jar handles from various Persian-period sites in Judah and on several bullae from an unknown site (there are also c…

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“Persian Period (2.78)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_78>



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