An inscribed altar from the Khirbat Ataruz Moabite sanctuary

  title={An inscribed altar from the Khirbat Ataruz Moabite sanctuary},
  author={Adam L. Bean and Christopher A. Rollston and P. Kyle McCarter and Stefan Jacob Wimmer},
  pages={211 - 236}
Abstract A cylindrical stone incense altar inscribed with seven lines of text in two separate inscriptions was discovered in a cultic context during 2010 excavations at Khirbat Ataruz in Jordan. The two short inscriptions are written in Moabite language, using an Early Moabite script datable to the late 9th or early 8th century BCE. Both inscriptions also employ Hieratic numerals. Inscription A appears to tabulate small quantities of metal, possibly for some purpose relating to the cultic… Expand
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