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The tablet is a mixture of graphics and letters and is made of black hard basalt whose dimensions are 45 cm long, 30 cm wide and 10 cm deep. Therefore it is a stone which was carefully and precisely selected and refined to be used by the engraver to create a side profile of a human’s right side of the face, along with nine other pictures which appear when the tablet is rotated clockwise. What is quite strange is the fact that a large part of the graphic image intervenes with the written part so that one would see that letters form some parts of the image or picture while some of the images play the role of writing as well.
One of the most striking things is the artist’s ability to reform the hard basalt stone to perpetuate a revelation that is both symbolic as well as artistic, and has thus produced a truly original tablet that is one of a kind in the archeological world in the different ways it can be interpreted, so that if we look at it vertically, horizontally, upside down or from left to right or right to left, a huge number of different images may emerge each time and the same is true when we try to read the letters, so that the interpretations of the written form is congruent with the shapes or graphics.
As for those who haven’t examined the tablet carefully, we hereby explain it in details:
In the first vertical position, there appears the side profile a strong man’s face in his sixties but with sad features and well combed hair and a low forehead, with hair made up of Arab thamudic letters as has been interpreted by professor Yahya Ababneh, professor of old linguistics.
Further, a picture of his nose which is so close to his forehead, his face appears plain inflated with a small snake and two small eyes. His mouth a little open indicating that he is whispering or mumbling in a way that serves the sadness he wanted to portray and then there is his long wavy beard covering part of his neck.
If we look closely at the man, we will find that it represents a side profile of the right side of a cow’s head, and thus the scene comprised the man’s picture with the snake and the cow’s head, in addition to the letters on his forehead when the tablet is positioned vertically and is referred to the (A) position.

On the other hand, when we position the picture vertically (position B), a completely different scene will appear showing half or a little more than half of a human face facing the audience but which lacks a third dimension. It shows a high forehead with a mark indicating a middle-aged man whose hair is rough and spiky like with stiff looking features capped with a scorpion on his forehead. Further, the tablet shows a big nose fully developed allowing us to draw his other features if we wish, but the artist has intended to disguise the nose but insisted on showing the major features including the nose, most of the mouth, the big messy beard, in addition to the only eye on the right which is by the way very ugly and has a wide mole beneath the huge eyebrow so close to the deformed eye that it has intensified its ugliness. However, the most important part of the beard are the written form in old thamudic Arabic as it was interpreted by professor Yahya Ababneh.
Moreover, at the back of the man’s head, there is the head of a one-eyed monkey with the functioning eye that is repulsive while the other seems to have been dislocated with a very crooked nose intensifying his deformed picture. Likewise, the face of a right eyed pig is also presented in the picture facing the audience, not to mention another picture of the right side profile of the head of one of the pharaohs covered with a special shield.
If we place the tablet on a horizontal position, (C), it shows as I believe a Satan with a horn sitting on a chair.
If we turn the tablet to the next horizontal position, up side dawn, we call it (D), it shows a facing Male and female members.