CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


al-ʿĀdiyya, inscription
(c) Schiettecatte - CNRS

SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameRḥb
CountryYemen
Geographical areaal-Bayḍāʾ
Governorateal-Bayḍāʾ
KingdomQataban
Himyar
CoordinatesLatitude: 13° 58' 8.8"    Longitude: 45° 46' 15"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteSettlement
TribeTribe: Mʿhr
Lineage: Ḫwln
Lineage: Mʿhr w-ḏ-Ḫwln
Lineage: Ẓwbn Yʿb
Deitiesʾnby
ʿm
ʿm ḏ-Y...
ʿm ḏ-Ẓrm
ʿṯtr Yġl
ḏt-Ḥmym
Wd
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Large hydraulic structure (ex. dam)
Wells, cisterns
Terrace cultivation
Rampart
Small temple
Graveyard
Paved road
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic, Qatabanic

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RELATED SITES

south of Ḥaṣī (Ḥ[ṣym])

RELATED MATERIAL

Epigraphs
Objects

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Robin 2001 b: 181Robin, Christian J. 2001. Les inscriptions de Ḥaṣī. Raydān, 7: 179-223.
Robin 2005-2006 aRobin, Christian J. 2005-2006. Les banū Haṣbaḥ, princes de la commune de Maḍḥām. Arabia. Revue de Sabéologie, 3: 31-110.
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