A Nabataean Funerary Inscription From Madeba (2.69)
(235 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Mortuary Inscriptions; Nabataean Inscriptions

Commentary

There are two copies of this monumental funerary inscription, one in the Vatican, the other in the Louvre (AO 4454). They are identical except for a minor variation in line-division. In both exemplars words are separated by spaces; scriptio continua is the norm in Nabataean.1

A Nabataean Funerary Inscription From Madeba (2.69)

Ownership (lines 1–7a)

This is the tomb …

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Healey, J. F., “A Nabataean Funerary Inscription From Madeba (2.69)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_69>



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