OCIANA

Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia


SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeRock inscription
Notes on support and decorationsThe inscription is difficult to read. Due a crack in the rock face, the lines are not aligned on the right side. The letters of the last three lines are badly incised.

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteal-ʿUlā
Ancient siteDdn
Geographical areaḤijāz
CountrySaudi Arabia
NotesFound in Al-ʿUḏayb (Ǧabal ʿIkmah). The inscription is incised amongst a mass of others on one side of the huge rock, which Stiehl called ‘Block A’. It is below U 015, to the left of U 009 and U 010 and to the right of U 019 and U 020.
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleU 016
LanguageAncient North Arabian » Oasis North Arabian » Dadanitic
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Stiehl 1971: 4Stiehl, Ruth 1971. Neue liḥyānische Inschriften aus al-‛Uḏaib. Pages 3-40 in Altheim, Franz and Stiehl, Ruth (ed.). Christentum am Roten Meer I. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter.