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Šamaš Gate

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).
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The Šamaš Gate is one of Babylon's eight city gates and it is situated on the southwestern side of the inner city, directly south of the Tuba quarter. King Nebuchadnezzar II built the gate ca. 575 B.C.

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unlocated, gate (of a city), city gate

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The German excavators of Babylon did not excavate any of the city gates west of the Euphrates; the Šamaš Gate was one of four unexcavated gates of the inner city.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Šamaš Gate: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 10 December 2023]

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