An Inscription From Hisma Plateau - I, 83 AH / 702 CE
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Figure (a) photo of original inscription, (b) its trace, and (c) its transcription.
Rabiʿ al-Ākhir, 83 AH / 702 CE.
40 cm x 120 cm.
The translation of the inscription is given below:
- I am [Suwayd] bin [Samura] bin
- Dhakwān bin [Samura] and this inscription was written
- with seven nights left from the month of R-
- -abiʿ al-Ākhir in the year three and eighty.
Hisma Plateau, Tabūk region, N. W. Saudi Arabia.
 Maysa bint ʿAlī Ibrāhīm al-Ghabbān, Early Islamic Inscriptions In Hisma Plateau-Tabouk Region - Archaeological And Linguistic Analytic Study (Ph.D. Thesis), 2016, King Saud University: Riyadh, pp. 276, 897 (Inscription No. 234).
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