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Lithinos Pyrgos

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
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 May 16, 2013 02:34 PM History
Lithinos Pyrgos (now Tashkurgan, Xinjiang in China (塔什库尔干镇)) was a settlement located along the Silk Road. During the Han Dynasty the site was a major center of the Kingdom of Puli (蒲犁).

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 D2 Lithinos Pyrgos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tashkurgan CHN

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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Lithinos Pyrgos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2013 <> [accessed: 12 July 2020]

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