CSAI

Corpus of Qatabanic Inscriptions


al-Hajj, Mohammad
al-Hajj 2015: 233, fig. 34

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Central Qatabanic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Measure of letters4.5
Chronology
PeriodC
Textual typologyDedicatory text

TEXT


   1  Nbṭʿly bn Brnṭm qyl {l}s²ʿbn ḏ-Mrymtm
   2  s¹qny w-rdʾ ḏt Ẓhrn ʿs²r s¹lʿtm bn ʿs²q ʿ—
   3  wtn rṯd ḏt Ẓhrn ʾḏn-s¹ w-bn-s¹ww w-bny bn-
   4  s¹ Ḏkrm Hwfʾl w-ʿmyṯʿ w-Ys²rḥʾl w-Ḏyrn

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Nbṭʿly, of the family Brnṭm, qyl of the tribe of Mrymtm,
   2  dedicated and committed to ḏt Ẓhrn ten s¹lʿ-coins from the cutting of the ʿ-
   3  wt-stones; he has committed to ḏt Ẓhrn himself, his sons, and the sons of his son
   4  Ḏkrm: Hwfʾl, ʿmyṯʿ, Ys²rḥʾl and Ḏyrn.
2-3in RES 3880 6: ʿwt (type of material) mʿs²q.

OBJECT INFORMATION

DepositʿAtaq, Museum, ATM 869
Support typeStone inscription
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 22, w. 62, th. 9
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteHajar al-ʿĀdī / Maryama
Ancient siteMrymtm
Geographical areaWādī Ḥarīb
CountryYemen
Archaeological contextReligious context
NotesAccording to M. Arbach, A. Bāṭāyiʿ and Kh. al-Zubaydī (2013), the inscription comes from Ḥinū az-Zurayr; however the tribe of ḏ-Mrymtm originates from the city with the same name, today's al-ʿĀdī.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Arbach, Bāṭāyiʿ and al-Zubaydī 2013: 68-70, fig. 92 (13)Arbach, Mounir, Bāṭāyiʿ, Aḥmed and al-Zubaydī, Khayrān 2013. Nuqūš qatbāniyya ǧadīda (3). Raydān, 8: 49-103.
al-Hajj 2015: 232-239, fig. 34 and facsimileal-Hajj, Mohammed 2015. Nuqūš qatabāniyya min Haǧar al-ʿĀdī (Maryama qadīman). Dirāsa fī dalālāti-hā al-luġawiyya wa-l-dīniyya al-taʾriḫiyya. (King Saud University). (Series of Refereed Studies, 4).