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Zahhak Castle

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 29, 2020 10:49 AM History
A fortified citadel located in Hashtrud, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. It takes its name from the mythological figure Zahhak. The site is in use from the second millennium BC until the Timurid era.

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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Jeffrey Becker, 'Zahhak Castle: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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