CSAI

Corpus of Ḥaḍramitic Inscriptions


By kind permission of K. Noman

INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Ḥaḍramitic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodD

TEXT


   1  Ḫyry w-ʿḏḏm Tḏmry—
   2  yhn Ḏmtrn w-Flqt
   3  Ks²dyyh(n) Dhrdh w-M—
   4  nd(h) (H)ndyyhn s²wʿw
   5  mrʾ-s¹m ʾlʿḏ Ylṭ m—
   6  lk Ḥḍrmt

Apparatus
1-2Tḏmʾyhn ḏ-Mtrmn (RES).

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Ḫyry and ʿḏḏm, the two of Tḏmr,
   2  Ḏmtrn and Flqt,
   3  the two of Ks²d, Dhrdh and M-
   4  dh, the two of Hnd, followed
   5  their lord ʾlʿḏ Ylṭ, king
   6  of Ḥaḍramawt.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeRock inscription
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteal-ʿUqla
Ancient siteʾnwdm
Geographical areaShabwa
CountryYemen
FoundIn situ
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CULTURAL NOTES

The rite in al-ʾUqla is attended by a man from Palmyra, one from Chaldea and one from India.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jamme 1963 a: 44-45, pl. IbJamme, Albert W.F. 1963. The al-ʿUqlah Texts. (Documentation sud-arabe, 3). Washington: Catholic University of America Press.
Pirenne 1990: 108-109, pls LXX, LXXIIIaPirenne, Jacqueline 1990. Les témoins écrit de la région de Shabwa et l'histoire. Jean-François Breton (ed.), Fouilles de Shabwa. 1. (Bibliothèque archéologique et historique, 134). Paris: Librairie orientaliste Paul Geuthner. [Institut français d'Archéologie du Proche-Orient]