Saturday, August 30, 2008

Zincirli Inscription at SBL Boston

Dennis Pardee's presentation of the new Samalian inscription from Zincirli has been added to the Paleography session at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Boston on November 23rd from 1:00 to 3:30 pm.

The full program of that session is below and can be found here.

I can't believe they're only devoting 20 minutes to it AND they're putting him last. go or not to go. That is the question.

Paleographical Studies in the Ancient Near East
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Room: Meeting Room 304 - CC

Christopher Rollston, Emmanuel School of Religion, Presiding (10 min)

Jason Bembry, Emmanuel School of Religion
Multiple Vocalizations in the Cairo Genizah Fragment TS A 39.3 (20 min)

Kent Clarke, Trinity Western University
The Trinity Western University-Wikene Papyri "Rediscovery" (20 min)

Joe Zias, Science and Archaeology-Jerusalem
Ancient Graffiti within the Alleged Judean (Tzuba) Cave of John the
Baptist: John, or Lazarus, the Crusader Patron Saint of Leprosy? (20

Christopher A. Rollston, Emmanuel School of Religion
Horvat Uza Epigraphs: New Collations of the Entire Corpus (20 min)

Philip C. Schmitz, Eastern Michigan University
Interpreting the "Separate Inscriptions" from Karatepe-Aslantas (20 min)

Robert Deutsch, Tel Aviv University
The Hebrew Fiscal Bullae from the Time of Hezekiah King of Judah (20 min)

Dennis Pardee, University of Chicago and David Schloen, University of Chicago A New Alphabetic Inscription from Zincirli (20 min)

1 comment:

  1. Hi Doug,

    I foresee another inscription added to your NWS comprehensive exams--maybe you should go :)

    Michael Lyons