> In the end it's an alphabet. What's there to interpret?
> Kevin P. Edgecomb
The abecedary inscription on the stone is an alphabet, but there is
plenty of evidence for other inscriptions having been on it as well--
several fragments are clearly visible, but only 1 was presented in
BASOR 344. Those are open to interpretation. Also the 2 zigzags are
open to interpretation. Also the placement of the stone in the wall is
open to interpretation. Where it might have been before being placed
in the wall is open to interpretation. Also the placement of the
abecedary opposite the concave side (rather than in it) is open to
I have an extensive review of BASOR 344 in preparation with my own
drawing; I'll let you know when it's online (I'll be donating the
drawing to the evil "W").
George Michael Grena, II
Redondo Beach, CA