Seller: lepanese (942) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371492109577 Phoenician pebble, 4th Century BC.With deep wheel-cut lines and Phoenician (aleph) on both sides.Size: 4.2 X 3.8 cm. Possibly a scribe’s practice piece. (A scribe is someone whose job was to copy documents and books before printing was invented).It was popular in the Phoenician times to use pebbles for documenting instead of clay, as pebbles and stones were found all over the sea shore. A unique documentation piece. Reference: Objects with Semitic Inscriptions, 1100 BC-AD 700. Jewish, Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities. Lot # 6, page 11. Visit My eBay Store: PHOENICIA HOLYLAND ANTIQUITIES Our policy: We ship worldwide.All our items are guaranteed authentic as described. For international shipping, we ship via registered mail, if you wish to have your item(s) shipped via another method, please let us know and we will adjust the shipping fees on the invoice accordingly. NY resident must pay 8.375% for sales tax. All our items come with Certificate of Authenticity.If you have any questions, please ask before you bid or buy.