Mnamon

Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources

Ancient South Arabian

- 11th/10th c. BC - 6th c. AD


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Fragment of Minaic legal inscription (M 317) from al-‘Ulā (Saudi Arabia), an oasis where a community of Minaean traders settled in pre-Islamic times (4th – 2nd BC).
Source: Jaussen, A. J. and Savignac, M. R. Mission archéologique en Arabie. II. El-ʿEla, d'Hégra à Teima, Harrah de Tebouk. (Publications de la Société française des fouilles archéologiques, 2), 1914, Paris: Librairie orientaliste Paul Geuthner: tav. LXXV.

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