CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Garbini 1988: pl. 45
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Early Sabaic
AlphabetAncient South Arabian
Script typologyMonumental writing
Script cursusBoustrophedon
Writing techniqueIncision
Chronology
PeriodA
Textual typologyCommemorative text
Royal inscriptionYes

TEXT


   1  Yṯʿʾmr Byn bn
   2  S¹mhʿly mkrb
   3  S¹bʾ ṣd ʾrydy

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Yṯʿʾmr Byn, son of
   2  S¹mhʿly, mukarrib of
   3  Sabaʾ, hunted at ʾrydy.

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: 30, pl. 45Garbini, 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: 28Jamme, Albert W.F. 1989. Miscellanées d'ancient arabe XVII. Washington. [Privately printed]