CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Garbini 1988: pl. 47/c
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INSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

TEXT


   1  Yṯʿʾmr Byn
   2  ʾlt s³ʾk w-ṣyd Yqhmlk
   3  bn Krbʾl Wtr Dnm w-ʾrydy
   4  b-ʿm ʾb-hw Krbʾl /460/

Apparatus
2Garbini points out the exception of the use of the verb "ṣyd" by a person who is not a mukarrib. See also Y.85.AQ/20.

TRANSLATIONS

English

   1  Yṯʿʾmr Byn,
   2  these has captured and hunted Yqhmlk,
   3  son of Krbʾl Wtr, at Dnm and ʾrydy
   4  with his father Krbʾl: 460.

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: 33, pl. 47/cGarbini, 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: 55Jamme, Albert W.F. 1989. Miscellanées d'ancient arabe XVII. Washington. [Privately printed]