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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 30, 2018 10:39 AM History
An ancient site located south of Damascus, Syria, that is mentioned in the Amarna letters (ca. 1350 B.C.). The site is often associated with the Biblical 'Ashteroth Karnaim'.

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 D4 Karnaia/Astaroth?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tell Ashtara SYR

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, DARMC, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Jamie Novotny, and Tom Elliott, 'Karnaia/Astaroth?: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 03 July 2020]

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