CSAI

Corpus of Sabaic Inscriptions (work in progress)


Ḥabtūr and al-Zabīdī 2013: 112, fig. 6

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Script cursusBoustrophedon
Measure of letters5.5
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyDedicatory text - fragmentary

TEXT


   1  [... ... ... ...]±ʿm hqny Ḫs³nm
   2  bn-hw Ḏhbm w-ʿ±[... ...]
   3  [... ... ʾl]±mqh w-b ḏt-Ḥmy—
   4  m w-b Krbʾl w-b ±Ḏmrʿly

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  [... ...]ʿm dedicated to Ḫs³nm
   2  his son Ḏhbm and [... ...]
   3  [... ...] by ʾlmqh and by ḏt-Ḥmym
   4  and by Krbʾl and by Ḏmrʿly.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 20, w. 32
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteJamla
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areawādī ʿAbadān
CountryYemen
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CULTURAL NOTES

First attestation of the god Ḫs³nm.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ḥabtūr and al-Zabīdī 2013: 112-113, fig. 6Ḥabtūr, Naṣir Ṣ. and al-Zabīdī, Ḫayrān 2013. Nuqūš Sabaʾiyya ǧadīda min Jabāh. al-Siyyāḥa wa-l-Aṯār 2. Maǧalla Ğāmiʿa al-Malik Saʿūd, 25: 91-119.