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King's Gate

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 28, 2021 10:13 AM History
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The King's Gate is one of Babylon's eight city gates and it is situated on the western side of the inner city, directly west of the nu-x-ù quarter. King Nebuchadnezzar II built the gate ca. 575 B.C.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/897449051

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unlocated, gate (of a city), city gate

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The German excavators of Babylon did not excavate any of the city gates west of the Euphrates; the King's Gate was one of four unexcavated gates of the inner city.


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Jamie Novotny, and Tom Elliott, 'King's Gate: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/897449051> [accessed: 06 March 2021]

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