An Inscription From Hisma Plateau - II, 90 AH / 708-709 CE

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Assalamu ʿalaykum wa rahamatullahi wa barakatuhu:




Figure (a) photo of original inscription, (b) its trace, and (c) its transcription.


90 AH / 708-709 CE.

Accession Number

Not available.


15 cm x 70 cm.


Kufic script.


The translation of the inscription is given below:

  1. I am Ṣabbiḥ, slave of Ruzayq bin [Umayyah] [I wrote]
  2. in the year ninety.




Hisma Plateau, Tabūk region, N. W. Saudi Arabia.

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[1] 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. 123, 832 (Inscription No. 38).

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