CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Leclant 1959: 75, pl. XXXVIII/a
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DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DepositAddis Abeba, National Archaeological Museum, JE 101

SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Altar
ShapeSquared
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 35, w. 37.5, th. 19
Decoration
Figurative subjectGeometric motif » Dentils
Figurative subjectGeometric motif » False window
Notes on support and decorationsOn the front of the altar there are three steps. The false windows are 4 on the front and 2 on the right side. Measures of windows: h. 12, w. 4.5, dp. 0.5.

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteGobochela
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaAksum
CountryEthiopia
FoundIn situ
Archaeological contextReligious context: Temple of ʾlmqh
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleRIÉth 29
ConcordanceDoc. 13; T. 4
LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
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