, Ptol. 6.7.13
), was a deeply embayed portion of the Persian gulf, in lat. 25° N., situated between the headlands of the Sun and Asabé on the eastern coast of Arabia.
The inhabitants of its borders were of the same mixed race--Aethiopo-Arabian--with the Ichthyophagi of Aethiopia.
The bay was studded with islands, of which the principal were Aradus, Tylos, and Tharos.