CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Jamme 1976: pl. 21
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Marginal Qatabanic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodC
Textual typologyConstruction text

TEXT


   1  Hw(fʿ)m Bʿw w-Rbbm ʾ—
   2  b tqdmw bytn Lwbn Y—
   3  kwḥ w-kl mqḥ-s¹ w-ʿs²qt-s¹
   4  l-mrʾ-s¹my ʾbʿm Yhrʿs²

Apparatus
1Jamme reads Bwʿ.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Hwfʿm Bʿw and Rbbm ʾ-
   2  b directed the construction of the house Lwbn Y-
   3  kwḥ and all its completion and its cutting (of stones)
   4  for their lord ʾbʿm Yhrʿs².
3"And all its courts and its annexes" (Jamme 1976).
Avanzini 2004 a: 517Avanzini, Alessandra 2004. Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions I-III. Qatabanic, Marginal Qatabanic, Awsanite Inscriptions. (Arabia Antica, 2). Pisa: Edizioni Plus-Università di Pisa.
Jamme 1976Jamme, Albert W.F. 1976. Carnegie Museum 1974-75 Yemen Expedition. (Special Publication, 2). Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeRock inscription
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteal-Qalʿa
Ancient siteS²ḥrrm
Geographical areaal-Miʿsāl
CountryYemen
FoundIn situ
Archaeological contextUrban context: Private house Lwbn Ykwḥ
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jamme 1976: 113-14, pl. 21Jamme, Albert W.F. 1976. Carnegie Museum 1974-75 Yemen Expedition. (Special Publication, 2). Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Natural History.