), a mountain in the southern part of Arabia, in the territory of the Adramitae, identified by Forster with Ras Broom,
a headland forming the termination of a mountain chain and jutting out prominently into the ocean in long. 49°, about 35 miles NE. of Mughda.
Prion was a river flowing into the sea near this promontory. (Ptol. 6.7
. §§ 10, 13; Forster, Arabia,
vol. ii. p. 204, seq.)