DASI

digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameTnʿmt
CountryYemen
Geographical areaKhawlān al-Ṭiyāl
GovernorateṢanʿāʾ
KingdomSaba
CoordinatesLatitude: 15° 22' 59.8"    Longitude: 44° 25' 15.1"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteSettlement
TribeTribe: S¹bʾyn (nisba for S¹bʾ)
Tribe: Tnʿmm w-Tnʿmt
Lineage: Ddn
Lineage: Fwlm
Lineage: Kbs¹ym
Lineage: S¹ḥr
DeitiesS²ms¹ ʾlht ʾbbhṯ
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Large hydraulic structure (ex. dam)
Terrace cultivation
Building with political function
Rampart
Small temple
Graveyard
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Halévy 1872: 59Halévy, Joseph 1872. Rapport sur une mission archéologique dans le Yémen. Journal Asiatique 6e série, 19: 5-98; 129-266; 489-547.
Radt 1971: 255-257Radt, Wolfgang 1971. Bericht über eine Forschungsreise in die Arabische Republik Jemen. Archäologischer Anzeiger: 253-293.
Robin 1996 a: 1228Robin, Christian J. 1996. Sheba. II. Dans les inscriptions de l'Arabie du Sud. Pages Coll. 1047-1254 in Jacques Briend and Édouard Cothenet (eds). Supplément au Dictionnaire de la Bible. Fasc. 70. Paris: Letouzey & Ané.