Arabian Epigraphic Notes

An Open Access Online Journal on Arabian Epigraphy.

A new Safaitic square-script inscription with a unique expression of ‘longing’


This paper aims to study a new Safaitic inscription documented from the
eastern Jordanian Badiyah. The inscription is written in the square script
by a member of the lineage of ʿmrt and includes a rare expression of longing.


Ancient North Arabian Graffiti Palaeography Safaitic Safaitic square script