Gezer in the Tell el-Amarna Letters

  title={Gezer in the Tell el-Amarna Letters},
  author={James F. Ross},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  pages={62 - 70}
  • James F. Ross
  • Published 1 May 1967
  • History
  • The Biblical Archaeologist
The Theological School, Drew University The vast majority of the Tell el-Amarna tablets were discovered in Egypt in 1887, and were given their definitive edition in 1915. Subsequently several other tablets appeared, and the total now reaches 378 pieces, of which 356 are letters, either between the Egyptian Pharaohs and other rulers of the ancient Near East (forty-three items), or the Egyptian court and its vassals in Syro-Palestine.2 Almost all of the letters come from the latter years of… 

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