Byblian royal inscriptions

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The Byblian royal inscriptions are five inscriptions from Byblos written in an early type of Phoenician script, all of which were discovered in the early 20th century:

  • The Abiba’l Inscription, on a statue of Sheshonq I, published in 1903[1]
  • The Ahiram Sarcophagus, discovered in 1923, together with two fragments of alabaster vases with the name of Ramesses II[2]
  • The Eliba’l Inscription, inscribed on a statue of Osorkon I[3]
  • The ″Yehimilk of Byblos Inscription″ published in 1930,[4] king ″Yehimilk of Byblos″[5]
  • The ″Shipitba'l Inscription″ published in 1945, [6] king Sibiti Baal of Byblos[5]

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  1. ^ Charles Simon Clermont-Ganneau, Inscription égypto-phénicienne de Byblos, Comptes rendu, Académie des inscriptions et belies-lettres (Paris, 1903).
  2. ^ René Dussaud, Les inscriptions phéniciennes du tombeau d’Ahiram, roi de Byblos, Syria 5 (1924): 135–157.
  3. ^ René Dussaud, Dédicace dune stame d’Osorkon Ier par Elibaal, roi de Byblos, Syria 6 (1925): 101–117.
  4. ^ Maurice Dunand, Nouvelle Inscription Phénicienne Archaique, RB 39 (1930): 321–331.
  5. ^ a b "Middle East Kingdoms- Ancient Central Levant States". Kessler Associates. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  6. ^ Maurice Dunand, Biblia Grammata: Documents et Recherches sur le Dévelopment de L'écriture en Phénicie (Beyrouth: Direction des Antiquité, 1945): 146–151.