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Wall of Media

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 28, 2023 05:51 PM History
The Wall of Media, also known as Mēdías teîchos or the Wall of Semiramis, at Habl as-Sahr is mentioned by Xenophon in the Anabasis as a defensive ditch at the Euphrates built on the orders of Artaxerxes in the fifth century BC.

33.1216, 44.2698

earthwork, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 F4

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Teichos Medias, at Habl as-Sahr

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Wall of Media: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 21 June 2024]

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