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INSCRIPTION, civil law. An engagement which a person, who makes a solemn accusation of a crime against another, enters into, that he will suffer the same punishment, if he has accused, the other falsely, which would have been inflicted upon him had he been guilty. Code, 9, 1, 10; Id. 9, 2, 16 and 17.

INSCRIPTION, evidence. Something written or engraved.
     2. Inscriptions upon tombstones and other proper places, as rings, and the like, are held to be evidence of pedigree. Bull. N. P. 233 Cowp. 591; 10 East, R. 120 13 Ves. 145 Vin. Ab. Ev. T. b. 87: 3 Stark. Ev. 116.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The reading of the k and d are hard to make out, but Sukarto's guess finds support in the existence of the same name in another inscription (Damais 1970: 694, see my n.
By taking this approach, an individual inscription may be regarded as an artefact with a biography.
The department of antiquities announced on Wednesday that during the annual dig at the plateau of Hadjiabdoulla, one kilometre east of the sanctuary of Aphrodite at Kouklia, University of Cyprus researchers found the sherd or piece of pottery which carried an inscription in black ink.
The drawing of the Arno river which flows through Florence and the castle of Montelupo in the background also features two handwritten text inscriptions, one on the front written backwards and another on the back written left to right.
The experts declared it to be over 1,000 years old and urged the ministry to compile documents and preserve the inscription stone in the National Museum for further study and research.
The information recorded is of particular importance because it gives the names of men and in some instances their rank and military units, while one datable inscription referring to the consulate of Aper and Maximus offers proof of rebuilding and repair work to the Roman frontier in 207AD, a period when Hadrian's Wall was undergoing a major repair and renewal programme.
CAIRO -- 13 January 2019: Saudi Arabian archaeologists discovered a hieroglyphic inscription illustrating the signature of King Ramses III, one of the kings of Pharaonic Egypt.
Sweida, SANA- During its work and field follow-up in Si'a Hill archeological site, Sweida Antiquities Department unearthed an 80 cm-long and 40 cm-wide stone inscription belonging to one of the temples at the top of the hill.
Ortom who was reacting to the inscription on campaign vehicles comparing Ortom activities and Jesus Christ.
Auto Business News-February 22, 2018--Volvo to offer Inscription Model and electric version of XC40
In the tangible one, monuments and cities are inscribed for example Vlkolinec, Banska Stiavnica and Spis Castle in the case of Slovakia.The country has five items in the second, intangible UNESCO list: the fujara folk musical instrument the music from Terchova the bagpipe (gajdy, gajdosska as adjective) culture puppetry and the latest inscription the Horehronie multipart singing.
Cowley and Romain Butin, treated Sinai 357 as a memorial inscription, nearly all later scholars interpret it against the background of the Egyptian turquoise mining operations conducted at Serabit el-Khadem.