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Aliler Fortress

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Birgit Christiansen Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 10, 2023 01:23 PM History
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Aliler Castle is the modern Turkish name of an Urartian fortress situated near the village of Karaağaç, approx. 11 km southeast of Lake Van. Here, the remains of a column base with a fragmentary preserved Urartian inscription of the Urartian king Minua (9th / 8th century BCE) have been found.

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castle, archaeological site, fort, tower (deprecated)


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Birgit Christiansen , Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Aliler Fortress: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 20 July 2024]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 291498921 (Aliler Fortress) |author=Christiansen, B. |accessdate=July 20, 2024 2:12 am |publisher=Pleiades}}