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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N.B. Millet
Contributors: 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 Jun 27, 2020 06:59 AM History
A Meroitic temple complex in modern Sudan, located 180 km northeast of Khartoum, 20 km north of Naqa and approximately 25 km south-east of the Nile. The complex dates to the early Meroitic period (third century B.C.). In 2011 the site was enrolled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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sanctuary (religious center)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 82 inset Musawwarat

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Musawwarat

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N.B. Millet, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Musawwarat: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 02 July 2020]

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