The Use of Hieratic Numerals in Hebrew Ostraca and the Shekel Weights

@article{Aharoni1966TheUO,
  title={The Use of Hieratic Numerals in Hebrew Ostraca and the Shekel Weights},
  author={Yohanan Aharoni},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1966},
  volume={184},
  pages={13 - 19}
}
  • Y. Aharoni
  • Published 1 December 1966
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
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They were found in a trial excavation beneath the " Solar Shrine "; cf
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  • 1966
This was already suggested by J. T. Milik; cf
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  • 1961
the direction of the symbols also changes in the various 8-shekel weights
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Not drawn in the facsimiles but clearly visible in the photographs which Prof. Cross was kind enough to show me
    The hieratic sign has a more diagonal slant
      interpreting correctly the numbers on the shekel weights in comparison with the Samaria ostraca