CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Garbini 1988: pl. 39/a
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodA

TEXT


   1  Rʾs¹hmw
   2  mqtwn
   3  ḏ-mḏbḥm
   4  Ṣbḥm fqḍn
   5  ḏ-mḏbḥm

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Rʾs¹hmw,
   2  the minister
   3  at the sacrifices,
   4  Ṣbḥm, the appointed
   5  at the sacrifices.

OBJECT INFORMATION

Support typeRock inscription
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ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin and provenance
Modern siteShiʿb al-ʿAql
Ancient siteDnm (?) / ʾrydy (?)
Geographical areaWādī Yalā
CountryYemen
FoundIn situ
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Garbini 1988: 22, pl. 39/aGarbini, Giovanni 1988. The inscriptions of Si'b al-'Aql, Al-Gafnah and Yala/Ad-Durayb. Pages 21-40 in Alessandro de Maigret (ed.). The Sabaean archaeological complex in the Wādī Yalā (Eastern Hawlān at-Tiyāl, Yemen Arab Republic). A preliminary report. (Istituto italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente. Centro studi e scavi archeologici. Reports and memoirs, 21). Rome: IsMEO.
Jamme 1989: 73Jamme, Albert W.F. 1989. Miscellanées d'ancient arabe XVII. Washington. [Privately printed]