Jabal Ikmah is a mountain a few km north of the city of Al Ula, with more than 450 pre-Arabic inscriptions carved in the rock, some of them more than 2500 years old. The languages used in these inscriptions are Aramaic, Dadanitic, Safaitic, Thamudic, Minaic and Nabataean. Modern Arabic script was influenced and evolved from them. Jabal Ikmah can be visited with a tour which includes Dadan. Near the site there is a small tourist information centre.
01 Visitor centre 02 Jabal Ikmah mountain 03 Jabal Ikmah mountain 04 Jabal Ikmah mountain
05 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions 06 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions
07 Lihyan kingdom rock inscriptions 08 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions 09 Rock carvings 10 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions
11 Rock carvings 12 Lihyan kingdom rock inscriptions 13 Lihyan kingdom rock inscriptions
14 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions 15 Rock carvings 16 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions
17 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions 18 Pre-arabic rock inscriptions 19 Rock carvings
20 Rock carvings 21 Lihyan kingdom rock inscriptions 22 Tourists in Jabal Ikmah 23 Rock carvings
24 Lihyan kingdom rock inscriptions 25 Rock carvings 26 Wooden structure with exhibits
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