CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Müller, Walter W. 1986 d: 183, pl. 60/c

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Central Middle Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueRelief
Chronology
PeriodC. Conjectural

GENERAL NOTES

The three fragments of inscription have been reemployed in a wrong way. Müller suggests to read: fragment a+fragment c+fragment b.

TEXT


   1  [... ...]kl nkl m↯[... ... b-ʿṯtr]w-Hbs¹ w-ʾlmq↯[h w]-b-ḏt Ḥmym w-b-ḏt[ Bʿdnm ... ...]
   2  [... ... ml]k S¹bʾ w-ḏ-R↯[ydn ... ...Y]hrḥb w-mwṯb-hm↯[w ..]ḥn w-kl mqyḥt-hm[w ... ...]

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  [... ...] the (construction) completion [... ... by ʿṯtr] and Hbs and ʾlmqh and] by ḏt Ḥmym and by ḏt [Bʿdnm ... ...]
   2  [... ... ki]ng of Sabaʾ and ḏu-Ra[ydān ... ... Y]hrḥb and their shrine [...] and all their completion [... ...]
2Müller translates mqyḥt-hmw as "Bauarbeiten".
Müller, Walter W. 1986 d: 183Müller, Walter W. 1986. Die sabäischen Inschriftenfragmente an der Moschee al-ʿAbbās in Aṣnāf im Ḫaulān. Archäologische Berichte aus dem Yemen, 3: 183.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteAsnāf
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaJiḥāna
CountryYemen
FoundReemployed. In modern times
NotesThe stone has been reemployed in the construction of the al-ʿAbbās Mosque in Asnāf in a wrong way: the third part of the text before the second one.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Müller, Walter W. 1986 d: 183Müller, Walter W. 1986. Die sabäischen Inschriftenfragmente an der Moschee al-ʿAbbās in Aṣnāf im Ḫaulān. Archäologische Berichte aus dem Yemen, 3: 183.