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Scytala (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.E. Sidebotham
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Apr 12, 2024 02:17 PM History
An island in the Red Sea, mentioned by Pliny, that cannot be precisely identified today; however, some modern scholars have conjectured its association with Shadwan island.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/767858

27.4972305027, 33.9817693038
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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 78 Scytala Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Geziret Shadwan?


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S.E. Sidebotham, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Scytala (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/767858> [accessed: 24 June 2024]

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