CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Central Qatabanic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters5
Textual typologyDedicatory text - fragmentary

TEXT


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   2  [... ...]m nfs¹-s¹ w-ʾḏn-s¹ w-bn-[s¹ ... ...]
   3  [... ...ḏt Ḥ]mym w-b mrʾ-hw S²[hr ... ...]

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Altar
ShapeUndefined
MaterialMarble
Measuresh. 11.5, w. 33 (of the epigraphical field)
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteal-ʿĀdiyya
Ancient siteRḥb
Geographical areaal-Bayḍāʾ
CountryYemen
FoundReemployed. In modern times
NotesThe fragment of altar is inserted in the wall of a fortified building placed near al-ʿĀdiyya.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bron 1992: 29Bron, François 1992. Mémorial Mahmud al-Ghul. Inscriptions sudarabiques. Paris: Librairie orientaliste Paul Geuthner / Sanʿāʾ: Centre français d'études yéménites.