DASI

digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameMṭrtm
CountryYemen
Geographical areaNihm
GovernorateṢanʿāʾ
KingdomSaba
CoordinatesLatitude: 15° 39' 15.9"    Longitude: 44° 23' 48.4"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteSettlement
TribeTribe: ḏ-Mṭrtm
Lineage: ʾws¹krb
Lineage: S¹ḫymm
Deitiesʿṯtr S²rqn
Tʾlb Rymm
S²ms¹-hmw
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Plot of cultivated land
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic
General descriptionThe modern village of Quṭra is located NE of Sanʿāʾ.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Beeston 1981 a: 21-25Beeston, Alfred F.L. 1981. Miscellaneous Epigraphic Notes. Raydān, 4: 9-28.
Breton, Robin and Audouin 1981: 40-42Breton, Jean-François, Robin, Christian J. and Audouin, Rémy 1981. Nord-Yémen: un patrimoine menacé. Archéologia, 160/Novembre: 36-43.
Bron 1988 a: 42Bron, François 1988. Inscriptions du Maḥram Bilqîs (Mārib) au Musée de Bayḥān. Raydān, 5: 39-51.
al-Garoo 1986: 276-277al-Garoo, Asmahan 1986. Les antiquités du Yémen dans l'œuvre de al-Hamdânī. (PhD, Université Paris I).
Halloun 1987Halloun, Moèn 1987. Some Notes on MAFRAY: Quṭra 1. Le Muséon, 100: 176-180.
al-Ḥiwālī 1967 b: 176al-Ḥiwālī, Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī al-Akwaʿ 1967. Kitāb al-Iklīl li-lisān al-Yaman Abī Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Yaʿqūb al-Hamdānī, al-ǧuzʾ al-ṯāmin. Cairo.
al-Ḥiwālī 1974: 239-240al-Ḥiwālī, Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī al-Akwaʿ 1974. Ṣifa ǧazirat al-ʿArab, taʾlīf Lisān al-Yaman al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad al-Hamdānī. Riyāḍ: Manšūrāt Dār al-Yamāma li-l-baḥṯ wa-l-taraǧama wa-l-našr.
al-Ḫaṭīb 1948: 60al-Khaṭīb, Muḥibb ad-Dīn 1948. al-Iklīl min aḫbār al-Yaman w-ansāb Ḥimyar, taṣnīf lisān al-Yaman Abī Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Yaʿqūb al-Hamdānī, al-kitāb al-ʿāshir. Cairo.
Jamme 1981: 106-107Jamme, Albert W.F. 1981. Pre-islamic Arabian Miscellanea. Pages 95-112 in Roswitha G. Stiegner (ed.). al-Hudhud. Festschrift Maria Höfner zum 80. Geburtstag. Graz: Karl-Franzens-Universität.
Kropp 1998Kropp, Manfred 1998. Free and bound prepositions: a new look at the inscription MAFRAY/Qutra 1. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 28: 169-174.
Robin 1979 a: 184-190Robin, Christian J. 1979. Mission archéologique et épigraphique française au Yémen du Nord en automne 1978. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres: 174-202.
Robin 1982 b: 23-24Robin, Christian J. 1982. Esquisse d'une histoire de l'organisation tribale en Arabie du Sud antique. Pages 17-30 in Paul Bonnenfant (ed.). La péninsule Arabique d'aujourd'hui. Tome II: Études par pays. Aix-en-Provence: Centre d'Études et de Recherches sur l'Orient arabe contemporain / Paris: Éditions du C.N.R.S..