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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 13, 2020 12:54 PM History
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A fortress in the vicinity of Til-garimmu fortified by the Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC) against Urarṭu.

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unlocated, fort, tower (deprecated)

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Purṭir is mentioned together with Anduarsalla, Anmurru, Kiaka, and Luhsu in royal inscriptions of Sargon II. E. Forrer (Die Provinzeinteilung des assyrischen Reiches [1920] 75 and Map 2) identifies Purṭir with Puteyrlu, a place ca. 7 km southwest of classical Zimara.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Purṭir: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 03 March 2024]

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