CSAI

Corpus of Sabaic Inscriptions (work in progress)


Müller, Walter W. 1972 a: pl. X, fig. 28
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Central Middle Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodD
Textual typologyDedicatory text - fragmentary (conjectural)

TEXT


      [... ...]
   1  [ʾls²r]ḥ Yḥḍb ml[k S¹bʾ w-ḏ-Ry]—
   2  [dn w-l-]s¹ʿd-hmw ʾṯ[mr w-ʾfql]—
   3  [ṣdq]m ʿdy ʾs¹rr-hm[w...]
   4  [...]mw [... ...]

Apparatus
4Rijziger: [... ... ](h)mw; Müller: [... ...]qm

TRANSLATIONS

English

      [... ...]
   1  ʾls²r]ḥ Yḥḍb king of Sabaʾ and ḏu-
   2  Raydān and so that He should grant them good harvests and crops
   3  in their valleys [... ...]
   4  [... ...]

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteḤāz
Ancient siteḤzym
Geographical areaHamdān
CountryYemen
FoundReemployed. In modern times
NotesReemployed in a wall.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Müller, Walter W. 1972 a: 79-80, pl. X, fig. 28Müller, Walter W. 1972. Epigraphische Nachlese aus Ḥāz. Neue Ephemeris für semitische Epigraphik, 1: 75-85.
Garbini 1974 b: 293Garbini, Giovanni 1974. Note di epigrafia sabea - II. Annali dell'Istituto Orientale di Napoli, 34/2: 291-299.
Rijziger 2018: 159, fig. 51Rijziger, Sarah 2018. Sabaean inscriptions from Ḥāz, Yemen. Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy, 29/2: 135-171. 2019/10/02; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/aae.12111.