Nabataean

Corpus of Nabataean Inscriptions


ThNIS 11-12
al-Theeb 2011: fig. 6
By kind permission of Badr al-Faqayr

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAramaic » Middle Aramaic » Nabataean
AlphabetAramaic
Script typologyGraffito

TEXT


   1  dkyr (m)rʾlhy (b)r (ʾḥlb) b-ṭb

Apparatus
1The reading of the text cannot be checked on the photograph after mrʾl, except for bṭb. Therefore, as S. al-Theeb himself states, it remains tentative.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  May {M}rʾlhy {son of ʾḥlb} be remembered in well-being.

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: 356-357, no. 11c, fig. 6al-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.