CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Moretti 1971: pl. I/b
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Southern Middle Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodD
Textual typologyConstruction text - fragmentary

GENERAL NOTES

The word ʾb, perhaps of the Wd ʾb formula, is written on the right side, along the three lines

TEXT


   1  [... ... Y]hfrʿ brʾ
   2  [... ... ṣ]rḥt-hmw
   3  [... ...]tʾbt-hw

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  [... ...] Yhfrʿ built
   2  [... ...] their upper part
   3  [... ...] his ancestors

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteMaṣnaʿat Mariya
Ancient siteS¹mʿn
Geographical areaDhamār
CountryYemen
FoundReemployed. In modern times
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Moretti 1971: 121, pl. I/bMoretti, Patrizia 1971. Iscrizioni sabee a Màriya. Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, 31: 119-122.
Robin 2006: 109, fig. 7Robin, Christian J. 2006. Muhaqraʾum (arabe Muhaqrā). Une commune Ḥimyarite méconnue. Pages 93-135 in Christian J. Robin and Muḥammad A.R. Jāzim (eds). Le pèlerin des forteresses du savoir. Hommage au qādī Ismāʿīl b. Alī al-Akwaʿ à l'occasion de son 85e anniversaire. Ṣanʿāʾ.