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place name in 4Q537?
In reading the fragments of 4Q537 (PAM 43.599) I have come across
the following text which I cite through transliteration: *`lwhy krypw byn
mdy lprs w'twr*. Given that *mdy*, *prs*, and *'twr* refer to Media,
Persia, and Assyria respectively, what does *krypw* represent? These
letters on the line seem to be rather clear. I would be grateful for any
ideas, as I have not as yet come across this word/place name.
Loren T. Stuckenbruck,
Dept of Theology,
University of Durham,
Durham DH1 3RS,
Tel. 0191 374 2063;
Fax 0191 374 4744;