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Persou (Wadi Hammamat)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 17, 2023 03:50 AM History
Wadi Hammamat was the site of major mining and quarrying operations in the ancient world. The site is mentioned in the Turin Papyrus Map, in connection with a quarrying expedition under Ramesses IV.

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settlement, archaeological site, quarry

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 D2 Persou

The Barrington Atlas notes: Wadi Hammamat.

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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Persou (Wadi Hammamat): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 23 September 2023]

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