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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 29, 2018 12:17 PM History
An unlocated well in the middle Euphrates region, near the city Ḫindānu.

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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  • Martu (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)

unlocated, well


An Akkadian inscription of Ninurta-kudurrī-uṣur of Suhu states that that Suhean ruler intercepted a caravan of traders from Tema and Saba near the wells Martu and Halatu.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Martu: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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