MALKBOL, THE GOOD FORTUNE OF TAYMAY

MS 1788/1
MS Short Title MALKBOL, THE GOOD FORTUNE OF TAYMAY
Text 1.MALKBOL, THE GOOD FORTUNE OF TAYMAY 
2.THE CHILDREN OF BELNURI
Description MS in Aramaic on clay, Palmyra, Syria, ca. 100 BC, 1 tessera, 2,0x2,4 cm, 1+1 line in Aramaic square script.
Binding The same texts are published in Ingholt-Seyrigh-Starcky: Recueil des Tessères de Palmyre, Paris 1955, nos. 274-7 (text 1) and 272 (text 2).
Provenance 1. Palmyra, Syria (ca. 100 BC-); 2. Jeremy Griffiths, Oxford.
Commentary The latest scholarship suggests that the tesserae were used "associated with cultic meals". They are traditionally believed to be theatre tickets for the arena in Palmyra.
Place of origin Syria
Dates 100 BC

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