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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Isaac
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 01, 2019 03:18 PM History
Sobata or Shivta is an ancient city in the Negev Desert located some 43 km southwest of Beersheba. The site was enrolled as a UNESCO World Heritage site, together with Haluza, Mamshit, and Avdat, in June 2005.

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 70 F4 Sobata

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Shivta/Isbeita

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B. Isaac, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Sobata: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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