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Representative location of the Kidmuri temple

a Pleiades location resource

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The representative location of the Kidmuri temple at Kalhu is based on the visible remains of the (partially) excavated Šarrat-niphi temple and those of the Northwest palace. The nineteenth-century excavation pit can no longer be seen today from satellite imagery.

temple

{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 43.328448, 36.100316 ] }

Traces

Certain

representative

  • Early 1st Millennium BC Mesopotamia (1000-720 BC) (confident)
  • Neo-Assyrian/Babylonian Middle East (720–540 BC) (confident)

Pleiades

The temple was partially excavated by H. Rassam in 1878. Old aerial photographs show that the large pit in which Rassam found the Kidmuri temple. The excavation pit no longer be seen today from satellite imagery. The temple was about 20 m east of the northeast corner of the Northwest palace.