Inscribed stele Qataban Louvre AO21124



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English: Votive stele with Qatabanic inscription: “Rathad'îl, son of Mâti'um ibn Shahaz, dedicated and offered as first fruit to Amm dhû-Rabahû and Nâ'imiyyân this alabaster panel (?) the day he was entrusted with the finances by his lord, Shahr.” Alabaster, 1st century AD. From Tamna', capital of the kingdom of Qataban, Yemen.
Français : Stèle votive avec inscription en qatabânite : « Rathad'îl, fils de Mâti'um ibn Shahaz, a dédié et offert en prémices à Amm dhû-Rabahû et Nâ'imiyyân cette plaque (?) d'albâtre le jour où il fut chargé des finances par son seigneur Shahr.

Department of Oriental Antiquities, Sully wing, ground floor, room 19

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AO 21124

Credit line

Gift of Jacques Pirenne, 1962


A.G. Lundin: L’inscription qatabanite du Louvre AO 21.124 in Raydan 2 1979, pp. 107-119


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