Inscribed Javelin-Heads from the Period of the Judges: A Recent Discovery in Palestine

  title={Inscribed Javelin-Heads from the Period of the Judges: A Recent Discovery in Palestine},
  author={J. T. Milik and Frank Moore Cross},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  pages={5 - 15}
  • J. MilikF. Cross
  • Published 1 April 1954
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
The first inscribed javelin-head was bought from an antiquity dealer on November 1, 1953. Some weeks afterwards more javelin-heads appeared on the market. It was ascertained that they belonged to the same lot, and the provenience was located beyond any reasonable doubt. The three pieces which bear inscriptions came into the hands of Abbe Milik (No. I), Dr. Cross (II), Mr. Harding (III; Amman Museum No. J5137). The first two also acquired most of the uninscribed pieces. The whole hoard contained… 

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