Bilingual inscription, Tomb FA5, Mleiha, Sharjah3D Model
Bilingual South-Arabian / Aramaic funerary inscription discovered inside the burial chamber of tomb FA-5, Mleiha, Sharjah, UAE. (Overlaet 2018:14 Figure 9, Catalog No. 1). Central panel in south Arabian script, text along the rim in Aramaic. Text reads “Memorial and tomb of Amud son of Gurr son of Ali, inspector of the king of Oman, which built over him his son Amud son of Amud son if Gurr, inspector of the king of Oman.” Dated to either 222/221 or 215/214 BCE. First record evidence of an Oman Kingdom (Overlaet 2018:13).
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B. Overlaet 2018. Mleiha, An Arab Kingdom on the Caravan Trails (Brussels 30.10-30.12.2018). Sharjah: Sharjah Archaeology Authority.