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Jar Handle, 13th century BCE

Jar_HandleA handle from a Late Bronze Age store jar (13th century BCE) containing three incised letters in Proto-Canaanite script, the earliest known alphabet. Found during the 1976 pilot season at Tell Halif.

“How a Dig Begins,” BAR Jun 1977.

See also-

In the Path of Sennacherib, Oded Borowski, BAR 31-03, May-Jun 2005.

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