In 1907-8 the Canaanite Jericho was excavated under the direction of Prof. Sellin of Vienna.
The text and rendering of the passage are doubtful in the cuneiform letter discovered by Sellin in Ta'annek (biblical Ta'anach, near Megiddo) addressed by Abi-jawi (?
Sellin, Ertrag der Ausgrabungen im Orient.
12, by Kuenen (afterwards withdrawn) and by Sellin, and can be independently confirmed.
In a tablet attributed to the 14th century B.C. which Sellin found in the course of his excavations at Tell Ta'annuk (the Taanach of the O.T.) a name occurs which may be read Ahi-Yawi (equivalent to Hebrew Ahijah); 6 if the reading be correct, this would show that Yahweh was worshipped in Central Palestine before the Israelite conquest.
Sellin, in Oriental.
Sellin, working independently, has excavated Tell Ta'nuk (Taanach), and in 1907 began work upon the mount of Jericho.
Sellin, Tell Ta'annek (Denkschriften of the Vienna Academy, 1904); J.
Sellin, Exca y.
Sassnitz, Garen, Sellin and LauterbachPutbus are among the favourite bathing resorts.