Biblical Archaeology Review

Biblical Archaeology Review is the flagship publication of the Biblical Archaeology Society. For more than 40 years it has been making the world of archaeology in the lands of the Bible come alive for the interested layperson. Full of vivid images and articles written by leading scholars, this is a must read for anyone interested in the archaeology of the ancient Near East.

Endnote 5 - Epistles: When Did Literacy Emerge in Judah?

Shmuel Aḥituv and Amihai Mazar, “The Inscriptions from Tel Reḥov and Their Contribution to the Study of Script and Writing During Iron Age IIA,” in Esther Eshel and Yigal Levin, eds., “See, I will bring a scroll recounting what befell me” (Ps 40.8) (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck Ruprecht, 2014), p. 51. According to Mazar’s chronology, Rehov’s Stratum V is dated to the last decades of the tenth century B.C.E. or to the early ninth.


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