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Ain Dara

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: DARMC, M. Ballance, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Feb 13, 2018 09:41 AM History
Ain Dara, located northwest of Aleppo, Syria, is noted for the remains of an Iron Age Syro-Hittite temple.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658369

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settlement, temple

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 67 D4 Ain Dara

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ain Dara The remains of a temple at Ain Dara provide interesting early indications of later temple plans, such as that of the temple of Jerusalem. The Ain Dara temple existed during the transition from Bronze to Iron Ages.

Turkish military activity reportedly inflicted heavy damage to the archaeological site on 27 January 2018.


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T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier, DARMC, M. Ballance, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Ain Dara: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658369> [accessed: 26 April 2018]

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