The Amman Theatre Inscription (2.26)
(240 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Dedicatory Inscriptions; Ammonite Inscriptions

Commentary

This two-line inscription is on a fragmentary, triangular, black basalt stone measuring × cm at its widest. The surface of the stone is rough and pitted. A word divider in the form of a short stroke is found between the first and second words. The inscription is in the Archaeological Museum, Amman, Jordan (No. J 11686).1 It has been dated paleographically …

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Aufrecht, Walter E., “The Amman Theatre Inscription (2.26)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 30 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_26>



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