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el Kurru

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N.B. Millet
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 08, 2016 09:51 PM History
el Kurru is the site of a necropolis used by Nubian royalty. Many of the royal tombs date to the Kushite period.

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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tomb, catacomb, cemetery, necropolis

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 82 B3 el Kurru

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el Kurru

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N.B. Millet, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'el Kurru: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 31 May 2020]

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