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So far, only 2 LMLK ostraca (i.e., inscribed pottery fragments) have been found, one incised/scratched found at Tell Qasile, & another written in ink recovered from Lachish.
Ostracon with a 3-line incised inscription found on the surface at Tell Qasile (near the Sea of Joppa northeast of Tel Aviv) in October, 1945, by Mr. J. Kaplan (a member of the Sheikh Abreiq archeological expedition):
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"Lachish Letter" #5, excavated from Lachish in February of 1935 by the Wellcome-Marston team led by James Leslie Starkey (Field No. 4026; British Museum No. 125703), has been translated slightly differently by 3 experts:
"Now therefore, the wheat, the barley, the oil, & the wine which my lord has spoken of, let him send to his servants."--2Chronicles 2:15
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