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Lamena (mountain)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 05, 2020 12:38 PM History
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A mountain in Que, probably in the region of Kozan or north of Adana, mentioned in royal inscriptions of the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III (r. 858-824 BC).

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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  • Lamena (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
  • Lamenaš (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
  • Less than certain: Tanakun near Lamena (mountain) (1000 BC - 720 BC)

unlocated, mountain

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The location of Lamena is unknown. S. Yamada has tentatively associates it with Velican Tepe, which is ca. 12 km north of Adana. The name of Lamena in Hittite sources is Luwana.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Lamena (mountain): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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