CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: ii, pl. 3/6
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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 letters7
Chronology
PeriodA
Royal inscriptionYes

GENERAL NOTES

It could be considered a royal inscription for the formulary (see RIÉth 1, RIÉth 5, RIÉth 9 and RIÉth 10).

TEXT


      [... ...]
   1  [... ... ʾd](m)-hy w-ṣl(m)-[hy ... ...]
   2  [... ... w-]Hwbs¹ w-ʾl[mqh ... ...]

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 20, w. 26
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteHawlti
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaAksum
CountryEthiopia
NotesThe object was photographed by Drewes in a house of Hawlti; it was found by a local in the surroundings of Gobochela. Perhaps its provenace is Enda Tcherqos.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Leclant 1959: 53, 65, pl. XXVIII/bLeclant, Jean 1959. Haoulti-Melazo (1955-1956). Annales d'Ethiopie, 3: 43-82.
Drewes 1959: 99Drewes, Abraham J. 1959. Les inscriptions de Melazo. Annales d'Ethiopie, 3: 83-99.
de Contenson 1961: 40de Contenson, Henri 1961. Les fouilles à Haoulti-Melazo en 1958. Annales d'Ethiopie, 4: 39-60.
Schneider 1961: 62Schneider, Roger 1961. Les inscriptions d'Enda Čerqos. Annales d'Ethiopie, 4: 61-66.
Drewes 1962: 98-99Drewes, Abraham J. 1962. Inscriptions de l'Éthiopie antique. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: 73-74, pl. 3/6Bernand, 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]