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el Kurru

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N.B. Millet
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 03, 2021 06:20 PM History
El-Kurru is the site of a necropolis used by Nubian royalty. Many of the royal tombs date to the Kushite period.

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tomb, catacomb, cemetery, necropolis

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 82 B3 el Kurru

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el Kurru. The site is enrolled as UNESCO World Heritage site as part of the "Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region" cultural landscape.

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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, 2021 <> [accessed: 01 December 2022]

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