CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Leclant 1959: 68, pl. XXXI
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DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DepositAddis Abeba, National Archaeological Museum, JE 110

SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Altar
ShapeSquared
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 44.5, w. 28
Decoration
Figurative subjectSymbol
      Symbol's shapeTotschläger
      Symbol's referenceGod: ʾlmqh
Notes on support and decorationsAltar with stepped base made of limestone. An alabaster offering table is placed on the top of the altar. The table (34 x 25 x 4 cm) is fixed to the altar with a tenon.

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 30
ConcordanceDoc. 4; T. 6
LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
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