CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


By kind permission of British Museum

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Script cursusBoustrophedon
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters9.7
Chronology
PeriodA

TEXT


   1  (b)-ʿṯtr [w]-(b )↯[ʾlmq]↯h w-b ḏt Ḥm[ym w-b Kr—
   2  bʾl w-b ]Ydʿʾb w-b (ʾḫ)↯[krb ]↯w-b Ktlm |

Apparatus
For the words between brackets, see CIH.

OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositLondon, The British Museum, BM 125148=1871,1113.6
DepositIstanbul, Ancient Orient Museum, 7466
Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 31, w. 42.5, th. 5.7
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteKhirbat Saʿūd
Ancient siteKtlm
Geographical areawādī Raghwān
CountryYemen
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