The publishing company Zaphon has been established August 2017 to publish studies on
• the Ancient Near East,
• the Old Testament,
• Ancient Egypt and
• Mediterranean Antiquity.
The publishing company Zaphon has been named after the divine mountain in the North-West of Ancient Syria.
Zaphon צפון ṣpn Ṣapuna Ṣapanu ṣapōnā Ṣāpôn Ṣâphôn Ḫazzi Κάσιον ὂρος Casius Mons Ǧabal al-Aqraˁ Keldağˁ Kılıç Dağı
"Baal will bless you from Zaphon" (Papyrus Amherst 63, viii 3)
"And from Zaphon / May Yaho help us" (Papyrus Amherst 63, xii 13-14)
"Let Baal from Zaphon / Bless Yaho" (Papyrus Amherst 63, xiii 15-16)
(K. van der Toorn: Becoming Diaspora Jews. New Haven / London 2019, pp. 159, 168, 169)