CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Drewes and Schneider 1970: pl. XV/b
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters2
Chronology
PeriodA

GENERAL NOTES

R. Schneider hypothesized that this fragment could be a part of the inscription RIÉth 3; the aspect and the measures are comparable and the two inscriptions were found at the same site (Schneider 1978: 132).

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OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositAddis Abeba, National Archaeological Museum, JE 1363
Support typeArtefact » Altar
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 12, w. (in the rear) 35, w. (in the front) 13
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteEnda Tcherqos
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaAksum
CountryEthiopia
NotesThe object was found by an inhabitant of Melazo near Enda Tcherqos.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Drewes and Schneider 1970: 58, pl. XV/bDrewes, Abraham J. and Schneider, Roger 1970. Documents épigraphiques de l'Éthiopie - II. Annales d'Éthiopie, 8: 57-72.
Schneider 1978: 132Schneider, Roger 1978. Documents épigraphique de l'Ethiopie - VI. Annales d'Ethiopie, 11: 129-133.
Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: 93, pl. 17Bernand, Etienne, Drewes, Abraham J. and Schneider, Roger 1991. Recueil des inscriptions de l'Éthiopie des périodes pré-axoumite et axoumite. Introduction de Francis Anfray. Paris: de Boccard. [Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres]