CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: ii, pl. 19/22
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Script cursusBoustrophedon
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters4.5
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyDedicatory text - fragmentary (conjectural)

TEXT


   1  [... ... F]qm[m ... ...]
   2  [... ...] ʾl→mqh|

Apparatus
1The name Fqmm can be reconstructed according RIÉth 29, RIÉth 30 and RIÉth 39.

OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositAddis Abeba, National Archaeological Museum, JE 241
Support typeArtefact » Altar
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 14.5, w. 17
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteGobochela
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaAksum
CountryEthiopia
FoundIn situ
Archaeological contextReligious context: Temple of ʾlmqh
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Drewes 1959: 97-98Drewes, Abraham J. 1959. Les inscriptions de Melazo. Annales d'Ethiopie, 3: 83-99.
Leclant 1959: 47, 71, pl. XXXIV/a-bLeclant, Jean 1959. Haoulti-Melazo (1955-1956). Annales d'Ethiopie, 3: 43-82.
Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: 96, pl. 19/22Bernand, 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]