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Mersin-Yumuktepe

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S. Mitchell
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 31, 2020 12:17 PM History
A tell known today as "Yumuktepe" is located at modern Mersin in Turkey. Excavations there, beginning in the 20th century, have provided evidence for continuous and/or successive human settlement beginning in the Neolithic period. Scholars believe that the names "Ingirâ" (found in Akkadian sources) and "Anchiale(ia)" (found in Greco-Roman sources) are to be associated with the site.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/648555

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settlement, tell

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 66 F3 Anchiale(ia)

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Yümüktepe


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S. Mitchell, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, and Tom Elliott, 'Mersin-Yumuktepe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/648555> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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