CSAI

Corpus of Qatabanic Inscriptions


al-Hajj, Mohammad
al-Hajj 2015: 162, fig. 24

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Central Qatabanic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodB2. Conjectural
Textual typologyDedicatory text - fragmentary (conjectural)

TEXT


   1  Lḥyʿm bn Whbʾl bn M(r)[... ...]
   2  [by]tn S²bʿn ṣlm ḏhbn w-t[... ...]
   3  b-yrdʾ Ḥwkm Lḥyʿm b[... ... Ḥ]—
   4  wkm ʾḏn-s¹ w-ʾḫ-s¹ww Ys²[... ...]—
   5  m rṯd Ḥwkm s¹qnyt-s¹ [... ...]

Apparatus
4The editor restored Ys²[rḥʿm].
5The editor restored [bn ms¹nkrm w-ms¹fʾym bn brṯs¹].

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Lḥyʿm, son of Whbʾl, of the family M(r)[... ...]
   2  the temple S²bʿn, the bronze statue and [... ...],
   3  in what Ḥwkm will help Lḥyʿm [... ...]
   4  Ḥwkm, his faculties and his brothers Ys²[... ...]
   5  he committed to Ḥwkm his dedication [... ...].

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Base » Of statue with dedicatory inscription
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 24, w. 25, th. 7
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteHajar al-ʿĀdī / Maryama
Ancient siteMrymtm
Geographical areaWādī Ḥarīb
CountryYemen
Archaeological contextReligious context: Temple S²bʿn
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

al-Hajj 2015: 162-167, figs 25-28 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).