OCIANA

Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia


SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeRock inscription
Notes on support and decorationsThe first three lines of the text are in relief and the last two are incised.

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteal-ʿUlā
Ancient siteDdn
Geographical areaḤijāz
CountrySaudi Arabia
NotesFound in Al-ʿUḏayb (Ǧabal ʿIkmah). The inscription is carved amongst a mass of others on one side of the huge rock, which Stiehl called ‘Block A’. It is below U 027, to the left of U 024, to the right of U 031 and U 032, and above U 029.
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleU 028
ConcordanceStiehl A 20; QDNL 020; D 113
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.