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Written In Stone: Pre-Islamic Period Inscriptions
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Lihyanite (1)

Upper line from right to left;
Second lower line from left to right.

(upper line)  A(in) z r a'a l
(lower line)  r j n b

A'azar al bin Jar

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40cm x 31cm x 7cm
NMSA Object #841
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Pre-Islamic Exhibit: Origin & Develpment | Thamudic | Lihyanite | Safaitic | Musnad al Janubi
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