Yashhur’il: (King of Hadramaut) Inscription on Bronze Basin in Sumhuram (25 AD)

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Taken from:  A Port in Arabia Between Rome and the Indian Ocean, by Alessandra Avanzini .

Part of the inscription on the Bronze Basin found in the ruins of Sumhuram port.

This inscription mentions all authorities in Sumhuram (in Oman). The king comes to Sumhuram to conduct rites

in the city temple, reaffirming his authority. In the inscription is mentioned:  Gwtlt had the taxes paid on ivory.


Pieces of ivory found in  the ruins: the end piece of a tusk and an ivory handle