DASI

digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameḎmr
CountryYemen
Geographical areaDhamār
GovernorateDhamār
KingdomHimyar
CoordinatesLatitude: 14° 33' "    Longitude: 44° 24' 6"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteModern site with reemployed inscriptions or artefacts
TribeTribe: Mhqrʾm
Lineage: Ḥbṯm
Lineage: Ns¹rn
Lineage: Rʾys¹
Lineage: S¹myṯʿ
Lineage: S²bmm
Lineage: Yhfrʿ
Deitiesʿṯtr S²rqn
Wd(m)
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Wells, cisterns
Plot of cultivated land
Rampart
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic

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north-east of Ḥammat Buḍān (unknown)
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north of Ribat ʿUmrān (Unknown)
east of Maṣnaʿat Mariya (S¹mʿn)
north of Ballās (Unknown)
north of Kharibat al-Ḥuṣayn (Kmrm)
north-east of Sayya (al-Ḥilla) (Unknown)
south-west of Rakhma (Rḫmt)

RELATED MATERIAL

Epigraphs in CSAI
Objects in CSAI

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gibson and Wilkinson 1995Gibson, McGuire and Wilkinson, Tony J. 1995. The Dhamar Plain, Yemen. A preliminary study of the archaeological landscape. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 25: 159-184.
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Noman 2012: 18-19Noman, Khaldon 2012. A Study of south Arabian Inscriptions from the region of Dhamār (Yemen). (PhD, Università di Pisa). 2016/05/10; https://etd.adm.unipi.it/theses/available/etd-08112012-151251/.
Noman 2013Noman, Khaldon 2013. Nuqūš ǧadīda min Ḏhamār. Raydān, 8: 291-311.
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