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Category

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Name

inscribed plaque

Description

inscribed plaque with fourteen lines of text in relief. Dedication to the god Samic

Field Collection

Raidat Yemen

Dimensions

height width

Period

Roman

Date

A.D. 1 — A.D. 200

Provenance

given: from: executors of C.F. Tyrwhitt Drake 1874 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Interpretation: Dedication by Bariq Nimran of the Bakil tribe of Raydat to the local deity Samic. Dated to year 1 of the reign of Buattar son of Madi-karib of the Hazfar tribe.

Documentation

  1. Beeston, A.F.L.
    (1951) [Unknown: Le Museon 64] (1951)
    Source title: Le Museon (
    [comments: 311 n.16, 312]
  2. (1889) Corpus inscriptionum Semiticarum [vol. 4] (1889)
    [comments: 282]
  3. Ryekmans, Jacques
    (1977) Some Technical Aspects of the inscribed South Arabian bronze tablets cast in relief , Oxford (1977) Oxford
    Source title: XIII Seminar for Arabian Studies (
    [comments: p.3 and fig.]

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

ANE.2.1874 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 86639; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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