Ahi'el Ostracon (A)

The ostracon is one of the two shards of pottery found in the House of Ahi'el, that bears the name of Ahi'el. The script on the shard has five partial lines and is written in an early Hebrew script dating to the seventh century BCE.

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Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 650 BCE The script reads (translation may not be accurate) from right to left
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Ahi'el (Acht)
Ahi'el (Acht)
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Jerusalem I: From the Bronze Age to the Maccabees, A. Graeme Auld, Margarete Laura Steiner
Latest Update: March 05, 2016
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