The 'Jerusalem' papyrus: A seventh-century BCE shipping certificate

Shmuel Ahituv, Eitan Klein, Amir Ganor

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This paper deals with a newly discovered Hebrew papyrus of the seventh century BCE from the Judaean Desert. Based on the content, this is a brief shipping certificate. The document reads: '[year X from Y daughter of Z hand/maiden of the king. From Na'arah two jars of wine to Jerusalem'.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-182
Number of pages15
JournalIsrael Exploration Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Archaeology


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