DASI

digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameḪlbṣ
CountryYemen
Geographical areaWādī Bayḥān
GovernorateShabwa
KingdomQataban
CoordinatesLatitude: 14° 51' 6"    Longitude: 45° 44' 45"    
Coordinates accuracyapproximate
Type of siteSettlement Hydraulic structure
TribeTribe: Qtbn
Lineage: Ḏrʾn
Deitiesʾnby
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling isolated
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Wells, cisterns
Rock inscriptions
LanguageQatabanic

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RELATED MATERIAL

Epigraphs in CSAI
Objects in CSAI

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bowen 1958 b: 7-8Bowen, Richard LeBaron 1958. Archaeological survey of Beiḥân. Pages 3-33 in Richard LeBaron Bowen and Frank P. Albright (eds). Archaeological Discoveries in South Arabia. With foreword by Wendell Phillips. (Publications of the American Foundation for the Study of Man, 2). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.
Bowen 1958 a: 57-58Bowen, Richard LeBaron 1958. Irrigation in ancient Qatabân (Beiḥân). Pages 43-132 in Richard LeBaron Bowen and Frank P. Albright (eds). Archaeological Discoveries in South Arabia. With foreword by Wendell Phillips. (Publications of the American Foundation for the Study of Man, 2). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.