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Category

stele

Name

stele

Description

Carthaginian stele inscribed with hand and Tanit symbol, with dedication in Phoenician

Production Notes

late 4th-mid 2nd century BC

Field Collection

temple of Tanit Carthage

Dimensions

height 0.305 m

Date

circa 350 B.C. — 150 B.C.

Provenance

bought: from: executors of Robertson-Smith, Professor W. 1894 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: dedicated by Hanno son of Abd-melqarth, son of Bod-melqarth, son of Himilko, because his prayer was heard.

Documentation

  1. (1889) Corpus inscriptionum Semiticarum [vol. 1] (1889)
    [comments: 2039]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

ANE.3.1894 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 86640; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-02-07)

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