By Oded Lipschits, David S. Vanderhooft
The examine of the yehud stamp impressions, which look at the handles or our bodies of shop jars, has endured for over a century, starting with the invention of the 1st of those impressions at Gezer in 1904. however, till the pioneering paintings of Stern in 1973, who cataloged, categorised, and mentioned the stamp impressions identified as much as 1970, discovery and ebook of latest stamp impressions have been scattered, and research was once cursory at top. in addition, a niche in examine has persevered on account that then.
Now, Oded Lipschits and David Vanderhooft are happy to offer a complete catalog (through the wintry weather of 2008 nine) of released and unpublished yehud stamp impressions, with electronic pictures and entire archaeological and e-book facts for every effect. This long-overdue source presents a safe origin for basic mirrored image normally corpus and illuminates more-narrow fields equivalent to stratigraphy, paleography, management, old geography, and Persian-period monetary advancements inside of Yehud. The catalog clarifies what's nebulous except an entire corpus, concerns reminiscent of distribution, petrographic research of the clay, new readings of the seal legends, use of the toponym yehud, and value of the name phwa. The scope of this catalog renders it a useful device for all destiny research of those priceless artifacts and the interval of heritage that produced them.
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