CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Bāṭāyiʿ and al-Zabīdī 2013: 43, fig. 4 (C)

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Central Qatabanic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters3.8
Chronology
PeriodB. Conjectural
Textual typologyDedicatory text

GENERAL NOTES

The period B is hypothetical; the date is suggested by the pronoun -hw after mrʾ, typical of the period B.

TEXT


   1  Ḥywn ḏ-ʿbdn
   2  s²ym l-mrʾ-hw
   3  S²hr Ygl ms¹l—
   4  mn ʿd Myf—
   5  ʿ

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Ḥywn ḏ-ʿbdn
   2  placed for his lord
   3  S²hr Ygl the altar
   4  at Myf-
   5  ʿ.
Bāṭāyiʿ and al-Zabīdī 2013: 27Bāṭāyiʿ, Aḥmed and al-Zabīdī, Khayrān 2013. Haǧar ʿAbdān (Ḥaīyd Ḥannah) wādī ʿAbdān. Raydān, 8: 19-47.

OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositʿAtaq, Museum, ATM 890
Support typeArtefact » Altar (ms¹lm)
MaterialAlabaster
Measuresh. 49, w. 18.5, th. 13.5
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteʿAbadān
Ancient siteʿbdn
Geographical areaNiṣāb
CountryYemen
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bāṭāyiʿ and al-Zabīdī 2013: 26-27, fig. 34 (4 C)Bāṭāyiʿ, Aḥmed and al-Zabīdī, Khayrān 2013. Haǧar ʿAbdān (Ḥaīyd Ḥannah) wādī ʿAbdān. Raydān, 8: 19-47.