Nabataean

Corpus of Nabataean Inscriptions


ThNIS 7-9
By kind permission of Badr al-Faqayr

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAramaic » Middle Aramaic » Nabataean
AlphabetAramaic
Script typologyGraffito

TEXT


   1  ʿdyw br ʿnpw šlm

Apparatus
1S. al-Theeb reads ʿnqw for ʿnpw but the loop at the top of the third letter seems to be to the left of the stroke, and is therefore more likely to be a p than a q.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  ʿdyw son of ʿnpw, may he be safe.

OBJECT INFORMATION

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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteAl-Sīj
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaNorthwest Arabia
CountrySaudi Arabia
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

al-Theeb 2011: 355, no. 9, fig. 4al-Theeb, Solaiman Abdal-Rahman 2011. New Nabataean inscriptions from the site of al-Sīj in the region of al-‘Ulā, Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 41: 349-370.