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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).
Last modified Jan 29, 2018 11:57 AM History
An unlocated city/town in the kingdom of Suhu that was situated on an island in the Euphrates River.

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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  • Ra'il (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
  • Rahi-ilu (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)

unlocated, settlement


Rahi-ilu is mentioned in several Akkadian inscriptions of the Suhean rulers Šamaš-rēša-uṣur and Ninurta-kudurrī-uṣur. According to those texts, Rahi-ilu was on an island in the middle of the Euphrates.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Rahi-ilu: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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