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Summary

Deir Alla clay inscribed tablets.

Class:

  • Building (other)
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

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Deir Alla

Biblical Pethor?

Deir Alla Inscription

Bala'am Son of Be'or Inscription discovered on Dajr Alla in Jordan. Aramaic inscription. Deir ‘Alla plaster texts (DAPT)

Deir 'Alla, Sanctuary

The sanctuary complex in NE part of tell.

Amathous

Amathous

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

11 clay tablets, 3 inscribed in possibly alphabetic script - Proto-Canaanite alphabet , 7 bearing only dots, and one uninscribed. The inscribed tablets date to 1450-1200 BC.

See:

  1. Zeidan A. Kafafi, The Archaeological Context of the Tell Deir ‘Allā Tablets - https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstream/handle/1887/15866/08%20ASLU%2019%20Chapter%208.pdf?sequence=14
  2. William H. Shea, "The Inscribed Tablets From Tell Deir `Alla",  Andrews University Seminary Studies, vol. 27, 1989,  pp. 21-37, 97-119.-http://digitalcommons.andrews.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1916&context=auss
  3. http://www.bible.ca/archeology/bible-archeology-balaam-son-of-beor-inscription-tell-deir-alla-succoth-1400-750bc.htm