Notes on the Geography of Yemen: Sana'a: Photo 20
The sign should help, because that second word is cognate to "chalice." Got it now? We're looking at a pre-Islamic church, built when Sana'a was part of the Axumite kingdom. The houses in the preceding photo sit atop what was the nave. Some of the columns in the cathedral wound up in the mosque.
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