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Copper alloy plaque, Yemen (Amran), 1st c. BC-2nd c. AD (probably), 31.8 x 17.8 x 2 cm.

Copper alloy plaque, Yemen (Amran), 1st c. BC-2nd c. AD (probably), 31.8 x 17.8 x 2 cm.

© Trustees of the British Museum
Limestone block, South Arabia, 1st c. AD, 30.5 x 26.5 x 11.5 cm.

Limestone block, South Arabia, 1st c. AD, 30.5 x 26.5 x 11.5 cm.

© Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN - Grand Palais/Thierry Ollivier
Wooden stick, Yemen, 3rd-5th c. AD, 23.7 x Ø 2.6 cm.

Wooden stick, Yemen, 3rd-5th c. AD, 23.7 x Ø 2.6 cm.

© The National Museum, Sanaa
Hebrew manuscript, Yemen (Sanaa), 14th-15th c., 27.5 x 20.9 cm.

Hebrew manuscript, Yemen (Sanaa), 14th-15th c., 27.5 x 20.9 cm.

© Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
Illuminated Arabic manuscript, Yemen, 27 x 16 cm.

Illuminated Arabic manuscript, Yemen, 27 x 16 cm.

© Dar al-Mahtutat, Sanaa

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Material
Stone | Metals | Wood | Parchment | Paper
Type
Calligraphy | Documents
Details
Ancient alphabet, Arabic or Hebrew writings on stone or metal plates; on wooden sticks; on paper or, parchment, with calligraphy or illuminations.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk - Yemen
Countries
Yemen
Period
1st c. BC - 19th c. AD