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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jul 31, 2020 05:43 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'.

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    • *Qarnīnu (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)
    • Less than certain: Astaroth (30 BC - AD 640)
    • Less than certain: Astartu (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
    • Karnaia (330 BC - AD 640)


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, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, and Tom Elliott, 'Karnaia/Astaroth?: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 25 February 2024]

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