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Safaitic (3)

Written from left to right in a spiral.

Transliteration
Br a l bin a(in) d ya bn
ta ha l d m bn sr a h a(in)

Q s a(in) m j w r b n h ta w l t a(in) sh a tha w a(in) d q b r w d

Suggested Transcription
Bar al bin U'adi bin
Ta'aldam bin Sar Ahqas Ar A'amjou Wa Rab hat walat's shash w ad qabr wad

(Not yet deciphered / translated)

fig16 color
fig16 b&w fig16 drawing
20cm x 19cm x 10cm
NMSA Object #796
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