CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: ii, pl. 20
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DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DepositAddis Abeba, National Archaeological Museum, JE 62

SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Incense burner
ShapeWith splayed foot
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 33.3
Decoration
Figurative subjectGeometric motif » Triangles
Figurative subjectSymbol
      Symbol's shapeTotschläger
      Symbol's referenceGod: ʾlmqh
Figurative subjectSymbol
      Symbol's shapeCrescent moon and disc

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteGobochela
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaAksum
CountryEthiopia
FoundIn situ
Archaeological contextReligious context: Temple of ʾlmqh
NotesThe incense-burner was found in 1959 (Leclant 1959: 45).
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleRIÉth 25
ConcordanceDoc. 8; T. 1
LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
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