Legal Ostraca from Herodium

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Esther Eshel
Haggai Misgav
Roi Porat


This article marks the first publication of two small fragments of legal documents on sherds found at Herodium with estimated dating to the period of the Great Revolt. Lacking a precise date, we surmise that these original sherds could have been brought to the site by refugees from the revolt, in a similar fashion to the documents found at Muraba‘at.

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