RECEIPT FOR FLOUR

MS 2060/1
MS Short Title RECEIPT FOR FLOUR
Text RECEIPT FOR QUANTITY OF FLOUR: THE 23RD DAY OF SHEBAT, YEAR 14, QôSNAQAM FLOUR OF WHEAT: SÉAH 22
Description MS in Jewish-Aramaic on cream coloured clay, Idumea, Palestine, 2 March 344 BC, 1 ostracon, 7,0x3,5 cm, single column, 3 lines in Jewish-Aramaic script.
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Context This is the second of 4 ostraca that seems to be written in 4 subsequent days by the same scribe; EN 103 is written the day before, L 36 the next day. Cf. A. Lemaire, Nouvelle inscriptions araméennes d'Idumée au musée d'Israel, Suppl. 3 à Trans. Paris 1966. I. Efph'al et J. Naveh, Aramaic Ostraca of the Fourth Century BC Idumaea, Jerusalem 1966.
Provenance 1. Archive, Idumea, Palestine (344 BC- ); 2. Excavated, Palestine (1991-1995); 3. Sadi Barakat, Jerusalem.
Commentary There are at least 300 Aramaic ostraca of this type, found from 1991 on.
Published A. Lemaire,: Quatre nouveaux ostraca araméens d'Idumée; Transeuphratène 18, 1999.
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Boxing
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Place of origin Palestine
Dates 344 BC

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