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Central Palace at Kalhu

a Pleiades connection resource

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The seventh-century-BC Assyrian king Esarhaddon (r. 680–669 BC) had his workmen dismantle the Central Palace of the eighth-century-BC ruler Tiglath-pileser III. Numerous (inscribed and sculpted) limestone wall slabs from that royal residence at Kalhu were reused in the Southwest Palace.

Central Palace at Kalhu

material sourced from


  • Neo-Assyrian/Babylonian Middle East (720–540 BC) (confident)

Proleptic Julian years prior to establishment of the Gregorian calendar

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