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Dedication of a Prayer House by Judeans (246-221 BCE) Schedia Menelaïs - Delta region

Schedia Menelaïs (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 246-221 BCE
GRA III 154 = IEgJud 22 = SB V 8922 = CIJ II 1440 = PHI 219140 = AGRW ID# 30929


Rectangular limestone slab broken on the top left side (37×29×8 cm).

For the well being of king Ptolemaios and Queen Berenike his sister and wife and their children, the Judeans dedicated this prayer house.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

ὑπὲρ βασιλέως | Πτολεμαίου καὶ | βασιλίσσης | Βερενίκης ἀδελ||φῆς καὶ γυναικὸς καὶ | τῶν τέκνων | τὴν προσευχὴν | οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι.

Item added: March 14, 2020
Item modified: March 14, 2020
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