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Raʾs Šamra

a Pleiades name resource

Creators: B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp
Contributors: Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jun 08, 2018 06:39 AM History
A place name from the TAVO Index (Vol. 3, p. 1342)

Raʾs Šamra, Ra's Shamra, Ra's ash-Shamra, Ra's al-Shamra, Ras Shamra, Ras ech-Chamra, Ra's Schamra

Arabic (Modern Standard)

geographic name




  • Pre-Pottery Neolithic Middle East (9000–6000 BC) (confident)
  • Pottery Neolithic Middle East (6000–4500 BC) (confident)
  • 2nd Millennium BC Levant (2000–1000 BC) (confident)
  • Middle Hittite Anatolia (1450–1200 BC) (confident)
  • Egyptian/Hittite Levant (1344–1212 BC) (confident)
  • Early Iron Age Anatolia (1200–700 BC) (confident)
  • Middle-Late Iron Age Anatolia (700–500 BC) (confident)
  • Achaemenid Middle East (540–330 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Greek, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Middle East (330–140 BC) (confident)
  • Modern Middle East (AD 1918–2000) (confident)

TAVO Index