CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Garbini 1988: pl. 41
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

TEXT


   1  ʾdbʿly Hlkm Ylʾy
   2  ʿm Krbʾl W(tr)
   3  ʾrydy |

Apparatus
1Garbini reads ʾmrʿly
According to Jamme, ylʾy is a family name and must be followed by the article (ylʾyn).
3Garbini restores [Dnm w-].

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  ʾmrʿly Hlkm, of Ylʾ,
   2  with Krbʾl Wtr
   3  ʾrydy.
1Jamme: the Yalʾayite.

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: 29, pl. 41Garbini, 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: 71-73Jamme, Albert W.F. 1989. Miscellanées d'ancient arabe XVII. Washington. [Privately printed]