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Tall Mūzān

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 30, 2018 05:15 PM History
Urkesh or Urkish (the modern Tell Mozan) is a tell located in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains of northeastern Syria. Hurrians founded the site during the fourth 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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  • Tall Mūzān (Modern Standard Arabic, 2950 BC - 1600 BC)
  • Urkiš (Akkadian, 1750 BC - 1450 BC)


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B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Tall Mūzān: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 15 August 2020]

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