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Nahr al-Kalb monuments

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 05, 2023 11:06 PM History
Over twenty rock reliefs (with accompanying inscriptions) are carved into the limestone cliffs around the estuary of the Nahr al-Kalb river.

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The monuments carved on the cliffs here include three Egyptian hieroglyphic steles, six Akkadian monuments, several Greek and Roman inscriptions, Arabic inscriptions, a memorial to Napoleon III's 1860 intervention in Lebanon, and a dedication to the 1943 independence of Lebanon from France.

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Jamie Novotny, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Nahr al-Kalb monuments: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 09 December 2023]

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