Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources

Ancient North Arabian

- 6th c. BC - 4th c. AD (?)

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Graffiti in Himaitic Thamudic engraved on the rocky spur of ʿĀn Jamal, near Ḥimā, north of Najrān (Saudi Arabia). The wall has numerous superimpositions and interventions, and it is difficult to understand the relative chronology between texts and drawings.
Source: Saudi-French Archaeological and Epigraphic Mission to Najran (MAFSN).

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