CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Robin 1992 a: pl. 3/a
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Undefined Ancient South Arabian language
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters10
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyConstruction text
Royal inscriptionYes

GENERAL NOTES

We cannot say whether the text is Ancient Sabaic or Minaic.

TEXT


   1  Wqhʾl Yfs² bn S¹mhyṯʿ↯ mlk ʾnbʾ bny Yġl

Apparatus
ʾnbʾ could also be the name of the site.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Wqhʾl Yfs² son of S¹mhyṯʿ, king of Inabbaʾ, built Yġl.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeInscription on architectural structure
MaterialStone
Measuresw. 127
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteInabbaʾ
Ancient siteʾnbʾ
Geographical areaJawf - Wādī Madhab
CountryYemen
FoundIn situ
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Robin 1992 a: 5-6, pls 2/b, 3/aRobin, Christian J. 1992. Inabbaʾ, Haram, al-Kāfir, Kamna et al-Ḥarāshif. Fasc. A: Les documents. Fasc. B: Les planches. Inventaire des inscriptions sudarabiques. 1. Paris: de Boccard / Rome: Herder. [Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres; Istituto italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente]