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Tell Hassuna

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 18, 2018 03:49 PM History
Tell Hassuna is a settlement of northern Iraq, located in the Nineveh Province approximately 35km south-west of Nineveh. This is the type site for the Hassuna culture of the early sixth millennium B.C.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Fuad Safar discovered Tell Hassuna in 1942. Excavations under Seton Lloyd were carried out in 1943 and 1944.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Tell Hassuna: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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