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Late Himyarite Vulture Reliefs

Yule, Paul

In: Arnold, W. and Jursa, M. and Müller, W. and Procházka, S. (Hrsgg.): Philologisches und Historisches zwischen Anatolien und Sokotra, Analecta Semitica In Memorium Alexander Sima. Wiesbaden 2005 447–455 . ISBN 978-3-447-06104-9

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During field research in Yemen, two reliefs came to light which depict vultures. The meaning of the Semitic nashr/nishr is discussed in relation to these reliefs. They show a hitherto unknown Artistic style in South Arabia which dates round 500 CE.

Document type: Book Section
Date Deposited: 06. Aug 2008 07:28
ISBN: 978-3-447-06104-9
Faculties / Institutes: Research Project, Working Group > Individuals
DDC-classification: Andere Teile der alten Welt bis ca. 640
Subject (Propylaeum): Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Controlled Subjects: Relief, Geier <Motiv>, Himyar
Uncontrolled Keywords: Masnaat Maria , Sima , Haddat Ghulays , Zafar
Subject (classification): History of the ancient world to ca. 499
Countries/Regions: Other parts of ancient world (Antiquity)
Paper series:
Schriften von Paul Yule zu Arabien6
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