Siglum: KRS 1023  Script: Safaitic

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Transliteration
l ʿlm bn ṣʿb bn grmʾl bn ḏʾb w mrd ʿl- h- mlk grfṣ ks¹r {h-} s¹l{s¹}[lt]

Translation
By ʿlm son of Ṣʿb son of Grmʾl son of Ḏʾb and he rebelled against king Agrippa to break {the bonds}

Apparatus Criticus
MHED pp. 289-290 nn. 35-36;
MNH p. 343 n. 260: on
h- mlk grfṣ.

Commentary
Part of the second h and third are covered by hammer marks as is the end of the inscription. The letters lt are restored in the last word on the basis of the expression ks¹r h- s¹ls¹lt which occurs in KRS 1039.

Subjects
Genealogy

Tagged Grammar:
w - Particle
ʿl- - Particle
l - Particle
l - Particle - "By"
w - Particle
s¹ls¹lt - Substantive
mrd - Verb
ks¹r - Verb

Tagged Onomastics:
ʿlm - Personal Name
ṣʿb - Personal Name
grmʾl - Personal Name
ḏʾb - Personal Name
grfṣ - Personal Name
grfṣ - Personal Name

Country: Jordan
Region: Al-Mafraq
Site: Sheet 3455 II 563062
Find date: 1989
Field collector: Geraldine King
Survey: Basalt Desert Rescue Survey (BDRS)
Notes: Jordan

References:
[KRS] Inscriptions recorded by Geraldine King on the Basalt Desert Rescue Survey in north-eastern Jordan in 1989 and published here

[MHED] Macdonald, M.C.A. Herodian Echoes in the Syrian Desert. Pages 285-290 in S. Bourke & J.-P. Descoeudres (eds),
Trade, Contact, and the Movement of Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean. Studies in Honour of J. Basil Hennessy. (Mediterranean Archaeology. Supplement, 3). Sydney: Mediterranean Archaeology, 1995. Pages: 289-290 nn. 35-36

[MNH ] Macdonald, M.C.A. Nomads and the Ḥawrān in the late Hellenistic and Roman periods: A reassessment of the epigraphic evidence.
Syria 70, 1993: 303-413. [Reprinted with the same pagination, plus addenda and corrigenda as Article II in M.C.A. Macdonald, Literacy and Identity in Pre-Islamic Arabia, (Variorum Collected Studies Series no. 906), Farnham: Ashgate, 2009]. Pages: 343 n. 260

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