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Re: yahad ostracon (fwd)

> the context is broken and hence useless. Like a fair amount of this 
> sort of thing, the "yahad" reading is extra-linguistic: not grounded 
> in the facts of language, but in suppositions about the historical 
> and social context of the find which have in turn influenced the 
> reading. This is not to say that the reading is out of the question, 

Fred: could you specify what the "facts of language" are in this case, as
opposed to "the historical and social context of the find?"


Seth L. Sanders
Dept. of Near Eastern Studies
The Johns Hopkins University