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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 13, 2020 04:26 PM History
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A fortress in the vicinity of Til-garimmu fortified by the Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC) against Urarṭu.

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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  • Anmurru (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)

unlocated, fort, tower

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Anmurru is mentioned together with Anduarsalla, Kiaka, Luhsu, and Purṭir in royal inscriptions of Sargon II.  According to E. Forrer (Die Provinzeinteilung des assyrischen Reiches [1920] 75 and Map 2), Anmurru might have have been located in Nemerli, opposite Keban, ca. 55 km northwest of Malatya.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Anmurru: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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