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City Wall of Dura-Europos

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Anne Chen Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 06, 2021 04:12 PM History
The fortified wall encircling the city of Dura-Europos built primarily of locally-quarried ashlar limestone blocks. Built ca. 150 BCE, the walls were breached in 256 CE and went out of use thereafter.

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wall (of a city), city wall


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Anne Chen, Kyle Conrau-Lewis, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'City Wall of Dura-Europos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 01 August 2021]

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