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Lehun

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.T. Parker
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jan 04, 2020 08:49 PM History
An ancient site located on the northern plateau of the Wadi Mujib in modern Jordan. Under excavation since the 1970s, the site has so far provided evidence for human activity from the prehistoric period through the Islamic.

Satellite base map and modern symbology by Tom Elliott and Ryan M. Horne using Mapbox Studio tools and data. Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697695

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  • al-Lahūn (Modern Standard Arabic, AD 1918 - AD 2000)
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sanctuary (religious center), mosque, church, monastery, settlement, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 71 B3 Lehun

Alternate modern names, following the excavators' website:

  • Lahun
  • al-Lahun
  • Khirbet Lahun

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S.T. Parker, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Lehun: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697695> [accessed: 20 October 2020]

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