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Title: The Dimensions and Capacity of the 'Molten Sea' in 1 Kgs 7,23.26
Author(s): HOLLENBACK, George M.
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 81    Issue: 3   Date: 2000   
Pages: 391-392
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.81.3.3200445

Abstract :
The apparent discrepancy between the given dimensions and capacity of King Solomon's 'molten sea' in 1 Kgs 7,23.26 can be resolved in the light of insights provided by a particular kind of cylindrical capacity measure system attested in Old Babylonian metrology.

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