[b-hebrew] elephants or ivory ?
kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 11:10:11 EDT 2008
Ivory comes from several sources, including walrus and narwhale tusks,
hippopotamus, elephants, and some of the best from digging up
mammoth skeletons in Siberia.
I suspect that tusks are meant here, the most common raw material for ivory
Karl W. Randolph.
On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 7:48 AM, James Spinti <JSpinti at eisenbrauns.com>wrote:
> If I remember correctly, ivory was also obtained from hippopotamus
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