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Kuntillat 'Ajrud

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 02, 2017 01:59 PM History
A late ninth to early eighth century BC site located in the northeastern part of the Sinai peninsula, the fortress-like Kuntillat ‘Ajrud may have been a sanctuary. Hebrew and Phoenician inscriptions have been identified at the site.

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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sanctuary (religious center), shrine


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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Kuntillat 'Ajrud: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 15 July 2020]

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