), a mountain on the SW. coast of Arabia, mentioned by Ptolemy (6.7
. § § 8, 12) as the western extremity of the country of the Homeritae, 1 1/2° E. of the Straits of the Red Sea (Bab-el-Mandeb
This situation would nearly coincide with the Jebel Kurruz
in Capt. Haines's Chart,
which rises to the height of 2772 feet.