An Inscription From Hisma Plateau - III, 100 AH / 718-719 CE

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Assalamu ʿalaykum wa rahamatullahi wa barakatuhu:




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


100 AH / 718-719 CE.

Accession Number

Not available.


30 cm x 45 cm.


Kufic script.


The translation of the inscription is given below:

  1. In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
  2. O God! Grant forgiveness to ʿAbd-
  3. Allāh bin Abī Saʿīd bin
  4. Sʿad al-Anṣarī.
  5. And written in [the year hundred].




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. 187-188, 858 (Inscription No. 116).

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