digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


Ancient nameUnknown
Geographical areaDhamār
CoordinatesLatitude: 14° 48' 30"    Longitude: 44° 22' 12"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteSettlement
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Terrace cultivation


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north-west of al-ʿAqm (Unknown)
west of Nūna (Unknown)


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