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Written In Stone: Pre-Islamic Period Inscriptions
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Musnad al Janubi
(South Arabic) (4)

(1) k h l
(2) z b y b
(3) h m m t
(4) [unclear] … w t h

Kahl zabeeb hammat …wth

(undeciphered, with mention of deity named "Kahl")

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35cm x 46cm x 20 cm
100,800 BC
NMSA Object #944-3-2
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