Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

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Ancient South Arabian

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

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South Arabian coins of Himyarite origin (2nd-3rd c. AD): on the recto, beardless male head and monogram, on the reverse, name of the king and of the Ḥimyarite royal palace.
Source: Simpson St J. (ed.), Queen of Sheba. Treasures from the ancient Yemen, London: British Museum Press, 2002, p. 79.

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