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Serabit el-Khadim Inscription



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Description:
This is another inscription from Serabit El-Khadim discovered by Petrie. A portion of the inscription reads MT LB'LT (mat l'ba'alt) meaning "death to/for Ba'alt" (The word Ba'alt is the feminine form of the word ba'al meaning 'lord/master').

Era:
Early Semitic Script

Image Credit:
Prof. James R. (Jim) Harris and Dann W Hone

Date of Inscription:
c. 1500 BCE

Location of Discovery:
Serabit el-Khadim, Sinai Penninsula

Date of Discovery:
Early 20th Century

Current Location:
Serabit el-Khadim, Sinai Penninsula

Language:
Unknown Semitic (Many Semitic words are common among many differnt tribes)

Writing Surface:
Stone

Transliteration:
1. PT
2. MT LBAhLT
(Reading from top-left to bottom right)

Translation:
1. genital?
2. death to Ba'alt (feminine form of Ba'al)

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