CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Robin and Bāfaqīh 1981: 74, pl. I
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Southern Middle Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodD
Date72 Radm
Textual typologyConstruction text

TEXT


   1  Whbʾl Yḥz bn Mʿhr w-ḏ-Ḫwln qyl Rdmn
   2  w-Ḫwln bn ʿmydʿ Yhḥmd bn Mʿhr w-ḏ-Ḫwln
   3  brʾ w-hgbʾ bʾr-hw t-S²ʿbm b-s¹r-hw S¹r—
   4  ʿm b-bḍʿ hgrn Wʿln ʾṯr-n ḍrn b-ḫrfn
   5  ḏl-ṯny w-s¹bʿhy ḫryftm

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Whbʾl Yḥz ibn Mʿhr and ḏ-Ḫwln, qyl of Rdmn
   2  and Ḫwln, son of ʿmydʿ Yhḥmd ibn Mʿhr and ḏ-Ḫwln
   3  built and repaired (or "plastered") his well, that in S²ʿbm, in the wadi S¹r-
   4  ʿm, in the territory of the town Wʿln, after the war. In the year
   5  72.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteUnknown
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areawādī Sāriʿ
CountryYemen
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CULTURAL NOTES

The war at l. 4 could be the same war of Sabaʾ against Radmān quoted in the inscription Ja 629.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Robin and Bāfaqīh 1981: 73-76, pl. IIRobin, Christian J. and Bāfaqīh, Muḥammad ʿA. 1981. Deux nouvelles inscriptions de Radmān datant du IIe siècle de l'ère chrétienne. Raydān, 4: 67- 87.
Müller, Walter W. 2010: 8Müller, Walter W. 2010. Sabäische Inschriften nach Ären datiert. Bibliographie, Texte und Glossar. (Veröffentlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission, 53). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.