CSAI

Corpus of Early Sabaic Inscriptions from Ethiopia (work in progress)


Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: 121
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyDedicatory text (conjectural)

GENERAL NOTES

The inscription is known only by the R. Salt's copy.

TEXT


   1  |Ḥywm (l)q[... ...]

Apparatus
1Littmann hypothesized that this could be a bad copy of the inscription RIÉ 41 (Littmann 1913: 60). We can read (m)q.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteYeha
Ancient siteYḥʾ
Geographical areaTigray
CountryEthiopia
NotesR. Salt reports that he saw the inscription in the ruins of the monastery of Abba Afsé in Yeha (Salt 1816: 210).
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Salt 1816: ii, 210Salt, Henry 1816. Voyage en Abyssinie. (2 vols), Paris: J.J. Paschoud, libraire, rue Mazarine, n° 22.
Müller, David H. 1896: 238Müller, David H. 1896. On the inscriptions from Yeha and Aksum. Pages 231-285 in J. Theodore Bent. The sacred city of the Ethiopians. London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co..
Littmann 1913: 60Littmann, Enno 1913. Sabaische, griechische und altabessinische Inschriften. Enno Littmann, Theodor von Lüpke and Daniel Krencker, Deutsche Aksum-Expedition. 4. Berlin: Reimer.
Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: 121Bernand, Etienne, Drewes, Abraham J. and Schneider, Roger 1991. Recueil des inscriptions de l'Éthiopie des périodes pré-axoumite et axoumite. Introduction de Francis Anfray. Paris: de Boccard. [Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres]