The Nabataean Tomb Inscription of Kamkam at Madāʾin ṣāliḥ (2.67)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Mortuary Inscriptions; Nabataean Inscriptions

Commentary

The inscription, dated 1 bce/ce, is the finest of 38 carved on Nabataean tomb facades (this one is tomb no. B 19) at the site of Madāʾin Ṣāliḥ (ancient Ḥegra) in northern Saudi Arabia. The tombs were first described and the texts copied by C. Doughty in 1883. Subsequent work, especially by J. Euting and Frs A. Jau…

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Healey, J. F., “The Nabataean Tomb Inscription of Kamkam at Madāʾin ṣāliḥ (2.67)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 30 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_67>



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