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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.T. Potts
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 03, 2019 07:32 PM History
Opone, mentioned in the first-century A.D. Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, was a trading center located in the Horn of Africa, likely in present day Somalia.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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station (road or coastal)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 D3 Opone

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Hafun main or west side site (S side of peninsula) SOM

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D.T. Potts, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Opone: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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