CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Wissmann 1982: 331, fig. 103
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Script cursusBoustrophedon
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyDedicatory text

TEXT


   1  Tbʿkrb w-Ḏmrydʿ bn(y) [B... ... hqny ʿṯ](t)r [ḏ-]Frʿtm bn-hmy Ġwṯm w-kl w[ld ... ...]
   2  [... ...] rs²w ʿṯtr ḏ-Frʿtm w-fdy-hmy Ġ[wṯm ... ... b-ʿṯtr] w-b ʾlmqh w-b ḏt-Ḥmy—
   3  m w-b ḏt-Bʿdn w-b ḏt-[... ... w-b Yṯʿ]ʾmr w-b Ydʿʾl w-b ʾ(b)-hmy B[... ...]

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Tbʿkrb and Ḏmrydʿ, sons of B[... ...], dedicated to ʿṯtr ḏ-Frʿtm their child Ġwṯm and all [his] children [... ...]
   2  [... ...] priest of ʿṯtr ḏ-Frʿtm, and (ʿṯtr) released from (obligations) them both (and?) Ġwṯm [... ...]. By ʿṯtr, ʾlmqh, ḏt Ḥmy‒
   3  m and ḏt Bʿdn and by ḏt [... ...] and by Yṯʿʾmr and Ydʿʾl and by their father B[... ...]

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeUnknown
Measuresw. 130, h. 23
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteJithwat al-Jarādān
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaMaʾrib
CountryYemen
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Höfner 1948-1952: 40-42Höfner, Maria 1948-1952. Drei sabäische Personenwidmungen. Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, 51: 38-42.
Wissmann 1982: 329-331, fig. 103 (facsimile)Wissmann, Hermann von 1982. Die Geschichte von Sabaʾ II. Das Grossreich der Sabäer bis zu seinem Ende im frühen 4. Jh. v. Chr. (Sitzungsberichte der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophischhistorische Klasse, 402). Vienna: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. [Walter W. Müller (ed.)]