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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Sabaic monumental inscription (CIH 37) from Ḥadaqān, incised on a slab decorated with frieze in relief with geometric motifs (dentils, grooves) and figurative motifs (bull’s heads, palm trees), bearing a monogram (3rd BC ca.).
Source: Yemen. Nel paese della Regina di Saba. Catalogo della Mostra, Palazzo Ruspoli, Fondazione Memmo, Roma 6 Aprile – 30 Giugno 2000, Milan: Skira, 2000, cat. 147.

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