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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 28, 2018 03:53 PM History
The sanctuary of the goddess Ninlil at Ḫursagkalama (Tell Ingharra). The Sumerian ceremonial name Ekurnizu means "House, Fearsome Mountain."

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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  • Ekurnizu at Kish (720 BC - 540 BC)

unlocated, sanctuary (religious center)

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The temple is mentioned in an inscription of Iddin-Nergal, the governor of Kish during the reign of the Babylonian king Marduk-apla-iddina II.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Ekurnizu: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 15 July 2020]

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