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Sinkhar

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Adam Prins Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 04, 2012 12:30 PM History
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An ancient city, located in modern Syria, with remains of an ancient church and residential buildings. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of the "Ancient Villages of Northern Syria."

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/858016654

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Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of the "Ancient Villages of Northern Syria" under criteria iii, iv, and v of UNESCO's World Heritage List Operational Guidelines.

Specific archaeological components include:

    • A 4th century AD basilica, which is among the oldest churches in Syria.

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Adam Prins, 'Sinkhar: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2012 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/858016654> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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