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Transjordanian Epigraphy
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Transjordanian Epigraphy
Transjordanian Epigraphy The study of ancient inscriptions from the areas immediately east of the Jordan River, in modern-day Jordan.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Epigraphy, Transjordanian
EPIGRAPHY, TRANSJORDANIAN. Transjordanian epigraphy was born in 1868 when a French missionary, Rev. Klein, found the famous Mesha stele at Dhiban (biblical Dibon). The inscription engraved on this stele is still the longest and the most important inscription ever found E of the Jordan. Ammonite, Moabite,