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PhoenicianEdit

The Ahiram sarcophagus with Phoenician writing

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *示ar膩n- or *示ir膩n-. Cognate to Hebrew 讗指专讜止谉鈥.

NounEdit

饜饜饜 (示rn)

  1. ark, chest, box, coffin, sarcophagus
    • c. 1000 BCE/BCE, Ahiram sarcophagus, in H. Donner & W. R枚llig, Kanaan盲ische und aram盲ische Inschriften, vol. 1, page 1 and table I, no. 1.
      饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜饜
      示rn zp士l 示tb士l bn示岣m mlkgbl l示岣m 示bh
      Sarcophagus that Ittobaal, son of Ahiram, king of Byblos, made for Ahiram, his father