Arabian Epigraphic Notes

An Open Access Online Journal on Arabian Epigraphy.

New evidence of a conflict between the Nabataeans and the Ḥwlt in a Safaitic inscription from Wadi Ram

Abstract

This article reads and interprets a Safaitic inscription discovered in Wadi Ram that mentions a conflict between the Ḥwlt, a North Arabian tribe, and the Nabataeans.


Keywords

Chronology Nabataeans Safaitic

A New Nabataean Inscription from the Moab Plateau

Abstract

This paper deals with a new unpublished Nabataean inscription found in al-ʿAdnāniyah town, which is located to the north of Muʾtah in the Governorate of Karak in southern Jordan. The inscription represents a new addition to the corpus of Nabataean inscriptions from the Moab Plateau. The text, which is dated to the 29th year of Aretas IV, mentions the construction of rbʿyʾ, a term that has not been attested previously in Nabataean.


Keywords

Aramaic Cultic practice Nabataean inscriptions Nabataean religion Nabataeans

A selection of Safaitic inscriptions from the Mafraq Antiquities Office and Museum II

Abstract

This paper edits twenty-one previously unpublished Ancient North Arabian (Safaitic) inscriptions discovered in 2015 in Jordan, one of which mentions the Nabataean Damaṣī.


Keywords

Ancient North Arabian Damasi Nabataeans Safaitic