Wednesday, September 9, 2015


From Yemen, first century BCE to first century CE. For sale at Artemis Auctions. It describes a dedication to the chief Sabean god. A translation:
1 Nawf'athat son of Bayd/Bid/
2 of the tribe of Fayshan, citizen of
3 the town of Shu'ubum has dedicated
4 to Almaqah(u), lord "of the temple" of Awwam
5 this bronze statue
6 for his well being and for the
[7 well being...]

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