n Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages - 'A message from the king ...' some remarks on an Edomite ostracon from Horvat 'Uza

Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-0131


This paper offers a fresh interpretation of an Edomite ostracon from Horvat 'Uza (Khirbet Ghazzeh). The text turns out to be a message from the king ordering the speeding up of the delivery of a quantity of food that had already been promised, most probably to a military outpost.

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