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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 23, 2023 12:47 PM History
An ancient settlement in the Levant, attested Biblically and in ancient Egyptian documents and the Amarna letters. Scholars associate this settlement with the archaeological site of Tel Balata, which is located in the modern West Bank and has seen attention from archaeologists since the early 20th century.

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findspot, place of finding, settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 B5 Sychem

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Balata WBK

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, R. Talbert, Noah Kaye, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Sychem: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 15 July 2024]

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