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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Rock inscription in Ancient South Arabian script engraved near Ḥimā, north of Najrān (Saudi Arabia). The text, in Sabaic language, was written by an army officer of the Himyarite king Yusuf Asʾar Yathʾar in June 533.
Source: Saudi-French Archaeological and Epigraphic Mission to Najran (MAFSN).

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