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Nahr al-Kalb monuments

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 29, 2018 10:54 PM History
Over twenty rock reliefs (with accompanying inscriptions) are carved into the limestone cliffs around the estuary of the Nahr al-Kalb river.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/2970016

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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, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Nahr al-Kalb monuments: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/2970016> [accessed: 20 April 2018]

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