- Museum number
Top of a broken limestone slab with the first 2 lines and part of a 3rd line of inscription in South Arabian script remaining; inscription records a sacrifice by a series of people: Habr' (a deity?), Da'ian, Nabatel, Ya'd, Abyada', Yassur'am, Benu-yalfa'an and El'az. Traces of red pigment noted by eye.
Height: 0.70 - 1 centimetres (inter line height)
Height: 3.60 - 3.80 centimetres (letter height)
Height: 17 centimetres (face)
Height: 25.20 centimetres (including base)
Height: 6.50 inches
Length: 79.50 centimetres (Base)
Length: 75.30 centimetres (face)
Thickness: 16.82 centimetres (base)
Thickness: 13.50 (maximum)
Width: 30 inches
- Curator's comments
- Originally mounted in a wall.
- Not on display
- Incomplete; top part of object only.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased at Atbara in 1903 by Capt Gonville Warneford but sold after his death by his father and executor Capt W.J.J. Warneford to the BM. Deposited 16 October 1906 (WAA deposit book).
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: RES 851 (siglum)