CSAI

Corpus of Sabaic Inscriptions (work in progress)


CIAS: i, 219

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Central Middle Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters4.5
Textual typologyConstruction text

TEXT


      [... ...]—
   1  (z)m ʾkbrw Ḫll w-bnw Yhʿn qyf—
   2  w qyf ʿṯtr-S²rqn w-hqny-hw mqṭr—
   3  n w-ṯrnhn ḏ-ḏhbn l-wfy hm—
   4  w w-wfy ʾbyt-hmw w-ʾrḍt-hmw

Apparatus
1[... ...]zm or [... ...]tm. It might be part of a personal name.

TRANSLATIONS

English

      [... ...]
   1  ʾkbrw of Ḫll and of the family Yhʿn erected
   2  the stela of ʿṯtr S²rqn and dedicated to Him the incense burner
   3  and the two bulls of bronze for their safety
   4  and the safety of their houses and their lands.

OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositṢanʿāʾ, The National Museum, YM 363
Support typeArtefact » Plaque » With framework
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 23, w. 53, th. 11
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteUnknown
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaUnknown
CountryUnknown
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Nāmī 1962: 6-7 (photo)Nāmī, Khalīl Y. 1962. Nuqūš ʿarabiyya ǧanūbiyya. Al-Maǧmūʿa as-sādisa. Maǧallat kulliyyat al-ʾādāb, 24: 1-8.
Lundin 1969: 14-17, fig. 1Lundin (=Loundine), Avraam G. 1969. Novye južnoarabskie nadpisi muzeja v Ṣanʿa (II). Epigrafika Vostoka, 19: 14-20.
CIAS: i, 219-220 (photo)Beeston, Alfred F.L., Pirenne, Jacqueline and Robin, Christian J. 1977-1986. Corpus des inscriptions et antiquités sud-arabes:
Vol. I (1977): Tome 1. Inscriptions. Tome 2. Antiquités;
Vol. II (1986): Le Musée d’Aden. Tome 1. Inscriptions. Tome 2. Antiquités
. Louvain: Peeters. [Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres]
Jamme 1985: 247Jamme, Albert W.F. 1985. Miscellanées d'ancient arabe XIV. Washington. 2019/07/23; https://cuislandora.wrlc.org/islandora/object/cuislandora%3A203545#page/1/mode/1up. [Privately printed]