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a Pleiades place resource

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Last modified Jun 01, 2021 11:58 AM History
Shisheh is a village in the Ahar county of the East Azerbaijan Province of Iran, situated about 40 km northeast of the city Ahar. Near the village a rock inscription of the Urartean king Argišti II, son of Rusa, has been found (A 11-6). The inscription reports a military campaign of Argišti to the land Arhu (which is apparently the name the Urartians used for the respective region). Furthermore, Argišti states that he built a fortress named “stronghold of the god Haldi” (Haldiei irduši) and a city at this place.

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settlement, fort, tower (deprecated)


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Birgit Christiansen , 'Shisheh: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 12 July 2024]

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