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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.T. Potts
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jérémie Schiettecatte, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Oct 12, 2022 05:50 PM History
A coastal station or anchorage and associated settlement that scholars identify with the modern Khawr/Khor Ghurayrah on Yemen's Ra’s Shaykh Sa‘īd headland in the Bab al-Mandab Strait. This small bay is almost closed by sand and coral reefs today. The precise location of the ancient settlement is not known.

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settlement, station (road or coastal), settlement-modern, bay

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 B3 Akila/Okelis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Khor Ghurayrah (Shaykh Sa'id)? YEM

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D.T. Potts, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jérémie Schiettecatte, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Akila/Okelis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 28 September 2023]

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