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Qaryat al-Lak

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Feb 01, 2018 10:13 AM History
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Qaryat al-Lak (formerly called Tulul al-Lak) is a small village in northern Iraq that is located between the Assyrian cities Nimrud and Mosul. The modern village is built on top of the ruin mound. The ancient name of the settlement is not known.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/741318296

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In the mid-nineteenth century, Austen Henry Layard discovered inscribed bricks "bearing the name of the Kouyunjik-king" at Tulul al-Lak. The "Kouyunjik-king" is probably to be identified with the 7th-century B.C. Assyrian king Sennacherib.


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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Qaryat al-Lak: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/741318296> [accessed: 24 April 2018]

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