Nabataean

Corpus of Nabataean Inscriptions


ThNIS 16-19, facsimile
al-Theeb 2011: fig. 9
By kind permission of Solaiman al-Theeb

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAramaic » Middle Aramaic » Nabataean
AlphabetAramaic
Script typologyGraffito

TEXT


   1  dkyr khylw w-ʿbdḥrtt
   2  ʾḥw-hy bny dsy b-ṭb khylw
   3  ktb

Apparatus
2S. al-Theeb reads dmy for dsy here as well as ThNIS 7 and 20, in this group of inscriptions, but in ThNIS 16, it is clear that the second letter is a s.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  May Khylw and ʿbdḥrtt
   2  his brother the sons of Dsy
   3  be safe in well-being. Khylw wrote.

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: 359-360, no. 16, fig. 9al-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.