Textualizing Aramean Identities in Egypt: Papyrus Amherst 63

Published: November 18, 2020

Textualizing Aramean Identities in Egypt: Papyrus Amherst 63 Professor Holm’s presentation highlights the new evidence that Papyrus Amherst 63 brings to our understanding of the Aramean and Aramaic-speaking diaspora in Egypt. The papyrus, written in approximately the fourth century BCE in Aramaic but using Demotic Egyptian script, is an anthology of Aramaic texts that reflect…

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