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Gingiliniš

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Claudia Horst
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 31, 2018 08:57 AM History
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A town mentioned in an Akkadian inscription of the Neo-Assyrian king Sennacherib. This place is generally identified with the modern Tepe Chenchi.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/146790518

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According to the "Bavian Inscription" of the Neo-Assyrian king Sennacherib, Gingiliniš was one of eighteen cities from which canals were dug to direct water to the main canal and aqueduct system that was being built to bring vast amounts of water to the Assyrian capital Nineveh.

 


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Claudia Horst, Jeffrey Becker, and Jamie Novotny, 'Gingiliniš: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/146790518> [accessed: 22 February 2018]

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