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Sabaean Kingdom, South , 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.
The Sabaeans were an ancient people speaking an Old South Arabian language who lived in what is today Yemen, in the south of the Arabian Peninsula. Some scholars suggest a link between the Sabaeans and the Biblical land of Sheba. The Sabaean Kingdom was conquered by the Himyarites in the late 3rd century.
GS20893. Silver SOLD, 302; , 39, VF, Ma'rib mint, 3.015g, maximum 17.5mm, 270o, long-haired, diademed beardless male head left, disk-crescent of Dhat-Hamim above, symbol of Almaqah left, symbol of Athtar right, horizontal line below; antelope head with frond between long curved horns, disk-crescent of Dhat-Hamim above, symbol of Almaqah left, right, of ;
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