Gezer Calendar, earliest known Hebrew inscription

Published/Created:
ca. 1000 BCE-900 BCE
Notes:
Generally regarded as the earliest Hebrew inscription known, many date it earlier than the 10th century. The text is an agricultural calendar, dividing the year into twelve months based on the types of farming activity appropriate to the time of year.
Topics:
Writing -- History -- (LC)
Accession Number:
254176
Genre:
information forms: calendars
inscriptions (AAT)
writing (processes) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Prints & Photographs
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
B: F÷ldes-Papp, Vom Felsbild zum Alphabet, 1975
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 17436
OID:
315879
PID:
digcoll:2240155