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Arad Ostraca
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(also “Arad Inscriptions”). Refers to a substantial corpus of inscribed potsherds discovered at Tel Arad. The inscriptions reveal a significant amount of information about daily life in a Judahite fortress and provide a glimpse into the interaction between Judah and Edom in the eighth—seventh centuries bc.
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Arad Ostraca
Arad Ostraca (also “Arad Inscriptions”). Refers to a substantial corpus of inscribed potsherds discovered at Tel Arad. The inscriptions reveal a significant amount of information about daily life in a Judahite fortress and provide a glimpse into the interaction between Judah and Edom in the eighth—seventh
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arad Ostraca
ARAD OSTRACA. Eighty-eight Hebrew, eighty-five Aramaic, five Arabic, and two Greek ostraca were discovered during excavations at Tell Arad, in the eastern Negeb, from 1962–1967 (with the exception of Hebrew ostracon 88, found in 1974). Three more Hebrew ostraca were found in 1976. As indicated by paleography
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ARAD OSTRACA
ARAD OSTRACA. A collection of more than a hundred inscribed potsherds found at Tell Arad in the eastern Negeb, deriving from the 10th–6th cent. bce, whose content ranges from administrative and military information to various partial lists. Seventh-century inscriptions include references to a new king