Talk:Marib Dam

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Removed wikify tag[edit]

Someone from the Yemen Project needs to look over this article and provide more links and more context. A picture would help greatly and a map. KarenAnn 20:27, 21 June 2006 (UTC)

along with needing more links, the existing link to Dhana needs to be corrected. its pointing to a dynasty in india, and not the city in yemen. i couldnt find the correct article, so maybe the link just needs to be removed. 4.230.183.242 04:34, 27 August 2006 (UTC)

Problem with dates[edit]

The main text includes the following:

"After the end of the Kingdom of Sheba, possession of the dam came to the Himyarites in around 115 BCE. They undertook a further reconstruction, ... These extensive works were not actually finalised until 325 BCE ..."

This is obviously an impossible situation. Should the latter date be "325 CE"? Or perhaps one or both of the years are incorrect. Grammarmonger

A recommended source[edit]

For this article is Alessandro de Maigret, Arabia Felix, translated by Rebecca Thompson (London: Stacey International, 2002). I would supply footnotes to it here, but I do not have a copy immediately at hand. -- llywrch 04:10, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

External link does not work[edit]

As of today, A Study of the Marib Dam and It's Sluice System (115 B.C. - 575 A.D.) is pointing to nothing. A working link is: [1] --93.36.228.13 (talk) 15:47, 11 April 2009 (UTC)