Ancient Near East, Language, Book of Mormon, 1 Nephi, Language, Women
The Book of Mormon name Sariah does not appear as a female name in the Bible but has now been identified in a reconstructed form in an Aramaic papyrus. A Jewish woman living at Elephantine in Upper Egypt during the fifth century BC was identified as Sariah daughter of Hoshea.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Chadwick, Jeffrey R.
"Sariah in the Elephantine Papyri,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 2
, Article 13.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol2/iss2/13