The site of Makaynun consists of deposits accumulated to a height of 7 m and an area of 600 by 400 m. It is located to the east of Hadramawt, to the east of the current country of Yemen. It was excavated by a team of French archaeologists in the late 20th century.
The oldest layers are reminiscent of the Neo-Assyrian iconography and were dated from the 10th to the 7th century BC
There was found a South Arabian language inscription from the time of King Karibilu of Saba, dated to the 8th century BC.
Another, more recent, evokes a fire in the town of Thawbat, which appears as the probable ancient name Makaynun.
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My notes of veracity :
Tawbat is the former name of the Makaynun site: 2.5 / 5