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Ongöz (Diyarbakir)

a Pleiades location resource

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Bridge over Ad Tigren (Amida), constructed c. 485 CE


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  • Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) (confident)
  • Modern (AD 1700-Present) (confident)

Comfort, Roads on the frontier between Rome and Persia

From Comfort:

"The original bridge was possibly constructed around AD 485 by bishop Sa’oro of Amida, formerly a monk at the abbey of Qartmin (now Mar Gabriel)."