An Archaic Hebrew Proverb in an Amarna Letter from Central Palestine

@article{Albright1943AnAH,
  title={An Archaic Hebrew Proverb in an Amarna Letter from Central Palestine},
  author={W. F. Albright},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1943},
  volume={89},
  pages={29 - 32}
}
  • W. F. Albright
  • Published 1943
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
bring in any profit, but the owner had to spend money for his upkeep; (9) the number of slaves in well-to-do families averaged from one to three and therefore only a few of them could be spared to be used as an investment with a view to future returns; and finally (3) since there were few slave artisans and their wages were only a little less than those paid to free artisans, the employers preferred free craftsmen to slave craftsmen.29 
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