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Sur Jureh

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 29, 2018 05:08 PM History
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Sur Jureh (also Sur Jurʿeh, Sūr Ğurʿa) is a site in the middle Euphrates region in what was part of the ancient kingdom of Suhu. The city, which is probably to be identified with ancient Gabbāri-bānî (or Gabbāri-ibni), was situated on the north bank of the Euphrates, opposite Gleieh (which lies on the southern bank). Like many towns and cities of the ancient kingdom of Suhu, Sur Jureh/Gabbāri-bānî is now underwater; the area was flooded after the construction of the Haditha dam.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413309738

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Akkadian inscriptions of the Suhean rulers Šamaš-rēša-uṣur and Ninurta-kudurrī-uṣur were discovered at Sur Jureh.


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Jamie Novotny, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Sur Jureh: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413309738> [accessed: 19 July 2018]

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