CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


SITE INFORMATION

Ancient nameBrʾn
CountryYemen
Geographical areaMaʾrib
GovernorateMaʾrib
KingdomSaba
Himyar
CoordinatesLatitude: 15° 24' 11.3"    Longitude: 45° 20' 34.3"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteReligious area
TribeTribe: Bklm rbʿn ḏ-Rydt
Tribe: ḏ-Ṭrqy
Tribe: Nhm
Lineage: Fḍḥm
Lineage: Gdnm
Lineage: Ḥḏmt
Lineage: Ḥzfrm
Lineage: Ḫḏwt
Lineage: Mḥylm
Lineage: Mwḍʿm
Lineage: S¹ʾrn
Lineage: S¹ḥr
Lineage: S³mkm
Deitiesʾlmqh
ʾlmqh bʿl Brʾn
ʾlmqh bʿl Ms¹kt w-Yṯw Brʾn
ʿṯtr
ḏt-Ḥmym
StructuresWorkshop
Light hydraulic structure (ex. canal, well)
Wells, cisterns
Large temple
Rock inscriptions
LanguageSabaic

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NOTES

Tribes attested are those of the dedicants

RELATED SITES

near Maʾrib (Mryb / Mrb)

RELATED MATERIAL

Epigraphs
Objects

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