Thursday, January 25, 2007

Oldest Semitic Text

Oldest Semitic Text

By LAURIE COPANS, Associated Press Writer
Tue Jan 23, 6:42 PM ET

JERUSALEM - A magic spell to keep snakes away from the tombs of Egyptian kings, adopted from the Canaanites almost 5,000 years ago, could be the oldest Semitic text yet discovered, experts said Tuesday.


Wikipedia on the Canaanites.

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