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el Kurru

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N.B. Millet
Contributors: DARMC, Enrico Regazzoni, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Oct 30, 2023 01:40 PM History
El-Kurru is the site of a necropolis used by Nubian royalty. Many of the royal tombs date to the Kushite period.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/805623

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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, Enrico Regazzoni, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'el Kurru: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/805623> [accessed: 01 March 2024]

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