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Abu Ballas

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 15, 2018 11:11 AM History
A sandstone peak approximately 200 kilometers southwest of the Dakleh Oasis containing extensive pottery remains dated from the 3rd millennium BCE through the Roman period. Abu Ballas was likely a way station along a caravan route connecting the Dakhleh Oasis with Gilf Kebir.

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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Gabriel Mckee, 'Abu Ballas: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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