DASI

digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameUnknown
CountryYemen
Geographical areaWādī Bayḥān
GovernorateShabwa
KingdomQataban
Hadramawt
CoordinatesLatitude: 14° 49' 22"    Longitude: 45° 44' 17"    
Coordinates accuracyapproximate
Type of siteHydraulic structure Settlement
TribeTribe: Rdmn w-Ḫwln
Lineage: Hrn w-Hrn
Lineage: Mʿhr
Lineage: Mʿhr w-ḏ-Ḫwln
Deitiesʿm ḏ-Dwnm bʿl ʿqbt Wʿln
ʿm ḏ-Mbrqm bʿl S¹lym w-Lmmm
ʿtr bʿl Ṣnʿtm
ʿṯtr S²rqn
ḏt-Bʿdn w Ẓhrn
S¹yn ḏ-ʾlm
S²ms¹-hmw ʿlyt bʿlt ʿr S²ḥrrm
S²ms¹m bʿlt qyf Wynn
Wdm bʿl Mṯwl
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling isolated
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic

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Epigraphs in CSAI
Objects in CSAI

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Avanzini et al. 1994: 28-29Avanzini, Alessandra, Bāfaqīh, Muḥammad ʿA., Bāṭāyiʿ, Aḥmed and Robin, Christian J. 1994. Materiali per il Corpus Qatabanico. Raydān, 6: 17-36.
Bowen 1958 b: 7Bowen, 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: 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.