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Zalu Ab

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 30, 2018 02:28 PM History
Zalu Ab (also Romanized as Zālū Āb and Zālūāb) is a village in Zalu Ab Rural District, in the Central District of Ravansar County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. Several ancient objects, including a bronze bowl of a Chaldean tribal leader, are reported to have been discovered in this rural Iranian village.

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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The bronze bowl mentioned above belonged to the ninth-century B.C. Babylonian ruler Marduk-zākir-šumi I, a contemporary of the well-known Assyrian king Shalmaneser III.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Zalu Ab: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 13 August 2020]

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