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Arahtu

a Pleiades name resource

Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, P. Flensted Jensen, Jamie Novotny
Last modified Jan 25, 2021 07:21 PM History
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The Arahtu River corresponds more or less to modern Šaṭṭ al-Ḥillah, an eastern branch of the Euphrates River that divides the city of Babylon in half.

Arahtu


Akkadian

geographic name

accurate

complete

Certain

  • Akkadian-Ur III Mesopotamia (2335–2000 BC) (confident)
  • 2nd Millennium BCE (2000-1000 BCE) (confident)
  • Early 1st Millennium BC Mesopotamia (1000-720 BC) (confident)
  • Neo-Assyrian/Babylonian Middle East (720–540 BC) (confident)
  • Achaemenid Middle East (540–330 BC) (confident)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 A2 Euphrates fl.