Antiquities discovered in Bilqis Shrine [Archives:2006/935/Local News]

April 6 2006

MARIB, April 4 ) Antiquity discovery work at Bilqis Shrine, implemented by the American Human Studies Establishment, discovered some interesting antiquities in the past two days.

Well-informed sources told 26 September weekly that the new discoveries date back to the first century. They include a 60cm-long and 40cm-wide bronze portrait containing inscriptions and Musnad writings, in addition to statues and other pieces used as gifts at that time.

Sources added that the new discoveries reveal historical tales about the life of ancient Yemenis and provide details about that period.