Personal tools


Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):


or this one to mark objects found here:



a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.M. Burstein
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, D. Borough, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 10, 2024 07:33 PM History
An ancient settlement located in Sudan's Northern state. The ancient site was situated at the 2nd cataract in Wadi Halfa and contained one of the largest fortresses in Nubia. The site was inundated by the Aswan High dam hydroelectric project.

21.716141, 31.188621
    • Iken (330 BC - 30 BC)

fort, tower (deprecated)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 81 B4 Iken

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mirgissa SUD

Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

S.M. Burstein, DARMC, R. Talbert, D. Borough, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Iken: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 27 May 2024]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 795819 (Iken) |author=Burstein, S. |accessdate=May 27, 2024 11:46 am |publisher=Pleiades}}