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‘Atiqot 110 (2023) EISSN 2948-040X
The Ancient Written Wor(l)d
  • Front Matter & Editorial
    Atiqot 110
    Keywords: Front Matter & Editorial
  • A New Assemblage of ‘Private’ Stamped Jar Handles from the Mordot Arnona Excavations, Jerusalem (pp. 1–22)
    Neria Sapir, Nathan Ben-Ari, Ido Koch and Oded Lipschits
    Keywords: Jerusalem, Judah, Iron Age II, administration, lmlk stamped impressions, ‘private’ stamp impressions, Sennacherib’s campaign
  • From Nasas to Semakhyahu: Two New Engraved Inscriptions from Iron Age Moẓa (pp. 23–31)
    Marion Sindel and Haggai Misgav
    Keywords: Kingdom of Judah, cult, potters, economy, epigraphy, Hebrew script
  • Evidence of an Edomite Hebrew Scribal Cooperation from Tel Malḥata: One Ostracon–Two Scripts–Three Scribes? (pp. 33–43)
    Stefan Jakob Wimmer
    Keywords: Iron Age, Edomite, Hebrew, scribal dialect, epigraphy, Northwest Semitic alphabet, ostraca, numerical systems
  • An Aramaic-Inscribed Cultic Object from Tulûl Mas‘ud, Elyakhin (pp. 45–64)
    Rafael Y. Lewis, Nir Finkelstein, Rona S. Avissar Lewis, Esther Eshel, Yuval Baruch, Yonah Maor, Tsadok Tsach and Oren Tal
    Keywords: Persian, Hellenistic, cult, epigraphy, Phoenician, ethnicity, copper alloy, metal workshop
  • Sidonians at Marisa (Maresha) (pp. 65–81)
    Dalit Regev
    Keywords: Shephelah, Phoenician, Sidonians, ethnicity
  • A Second Temple Period Inscription on a Stone Ossuary Lid from the City of David, Jerusalem (pp. 83–88)
    Esther Eshel and Nahshon Szanton
    Keywords: Jerusalem, Second Temple period, Hebrew, Aramaic, epigraphy, Jewish, ossuary, payment
  • Not a “Signet Ring” of Pontius Pilatus (pp. 89–96)
    Werner Eck and Avner Ecker
    Keywords: Roman Judea, finger ring, Pontius Pilatus, Roman administration, Latin, Greek, epigraphy
  • Analyzing the Organic and Mineral Composition of Inkwell Residues as Preparation for Characterizing the Ink of the Dead Sea Scrolls (pp. 97–120)
    Ilit Cohen Ofri, Yotam Asscher, Yonah Maor, Roi Porat, Beatriz Riestra and Pnina Shor
    Keywords: Early Roman period, inkwells, Dead Sea Scrolls, Carbon ink, Ink binders
  • A Nabataean Inscription near ‘Avedat (pp. 121–127)
    Ohad Abudraham and Alexander Wiegmann
    Keywords: Nabataean, epigraphy, blessing, graffiti, ‘Avedat, personal names, onomasticon
  • A Milestone Without a Road: A Distance Marker below an Arch of the High Aqueduct to Caesarea (pp. 129–148)
    Avner Ecker, Yotam Tepper and Avshalom Karasik
    Keywords: : Roman roads, milestones, Latin imperial epigraphy, Caesarea-Legio Roman imperial roads, Shuni-Maiumas, aqueducts
  • A Boundary Stone from Kafr Nafaḥ and the Preservation of Ancient Place Names in the Northern and Central Golan Heights (pp. 149–158)
    Danny Syon and Chaim Ben David
    Keywords: Golan, boundary stone, Greek, epigraphy, toponomy, private nouns, Via Maris, Kafr Nafaḥ, Roman period, Byzantine period
  • Two Greek Inscriptions on Mosaics from the Theater at Shuni (pp. 159–172)
    Leah Di Segni
    Keywords: Greek epigraphy, epigram, literary puns, metrics, titulature of governors, First Palestine
  • A Bilingual Greek-Georgian Inscription from Mount Zion, Jerusalem, and the Location of the “Monastery of the Iberians” (pp. 173–183)
    Michael Chernin
    Keywords: Monastery, Georgians, Mount Sion, Peter the Iberian, Byzantine Jerusalem, inscription, epigraphy
  • A Greek Inscribed Early Islamic-Period Oil Lamp from Jerusalem (pp. 185–197)
    Leah Di Segni, Benyamin Storchan and Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah
    Keywords: Jerusalem, Jerash, Christianity, oil lamp, Greek, epigraphy, names
  • An Abbasid-Period Stone Mold with an Engraved Kufic Arabic Inscription from the Giv‘ati Parking Lot excavations, Jerusalem (pp. 199–207)
    Michael Chernin, Oscar Bejarano, Yuval Gadot and Yiftah Shalev
    Keywords: Abbasid Jerusalem, marketplace, Kufic, Arabic inscription, talisman
  • A Terracotta Pen-and-Inkwell Case from Jerusalem (pp. 209–227)
    Nitzan Amitai-Preiss, Peter Gendelman, Ortal Chalaf and Anastasia Shapiro
    Keywords: Jerusalem, Fatimid period, terracotta pen-and-inkwell case, Arabic epigraphy, maqāma poetry, Badī‘ al-Zamān, Bilqīs Queen of Sheba, Bilqīs’s throne room, Moẓa clay
  • A Unique Crusader-Period Lead Seal from the Old City of Jerusalem (pp. 229–239)
    Robert Kool and Annette Landes-Nagar
    Keywords: Crusader period, patriarchy, lead seal, Anastasis, Late Byzantine period, Crusader Jerusalem, Leontios II, Manuel I Komnenos, Baldwin IV, Greek-Orthodox church
  • French Inscriptions in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem: From the Written Word to the Museum (pp. 241–262)
    Estelle Ingrand-Varenne
    Keywords: Epigraphy, Inscription, Latin East, Outremer French, Sociolinguistics, Orientalism, Languages, Middle Ages.
  • A Medieval Book Fitting(?) from the ‘Atlit Castle (pp. 263–281)
    Vardit R. Shotten-Hallel and Dana Ashkenazi
    Keywords: archaeometallurgy, ‘Atlit Castle, Château Pèlerin, book fitting, copper alloy, medieval Latin East, microstructural characterization
  • Christian Graffiti on a Reused Lintel from Mamluk-Period Ramla: A Glimpse from the East into Western Medieval Society (pp. 283–299)
    Clément Dussart
    Keywords: Graffiti, Pilgrimage, Heraldry, Western medieval society, Christianity
  • Fifteenth to Seventeenth-Century CE Hebrew Epitaphs from the Jewish Cemetery at Ẓefat (Safed) (pp. 301–333)
    Yosef Stepansky
    Keywords: tombstones, epitaphs, inscriptions, Safed, Hebrew, Judeo-Spanish, names
  • A Byzantine-Period Villa at Herẓliyya Bet, in the Southern Sharon Plain (pp. 337–356)
    Itai Elad
    Keywords: southern Sharon plain, villa suburbana, Samaritan, Greek, epigraphy
    • A Greek Inscription from the Villa at Herẓliyya Bet (pp. 357–362)
      Leah Di Segni
      Keywords: Byzantine period, monastery, Samaritan, Jewish, Christian, Greek, epigraphy
  • A Byzantine-Period Monastery at Ḥura (pp. 363–384)
    Daniel Varga and Rina Talgam
    Keywords: northern Negev, Byzantine period, Christianity, mosaic, art, inscriptions, Greek, Syriac
    • Greek Inscriptions from the Byzantine-Period Monastery at Ḥura (pp. 386–393)
      Yulia Ustinova
      Keywords: northern Negev, Byzantine period, Christianity, mosaic, art, inscriptions, Greek, epigraphy
    • The Glass Finds from the Monastery at Ḥura (pp. 395–400)
      Tamar Winter
      Keywords: northern Negev, Byzantine period, Christianity, monastery, glass