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Tell al-Lahm

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: P. Flensted Jensen, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Rune Rattenborg
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Last modified Jun 08, 2023 02:00 PM History
Tell al-Lahm is probably to be identified with Dur-Yakin, Duru(m), and/or Kissik, which are mentioned in Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian sources, and also in some first-millenium BCE texts together with Ur, Uruk, Larsa, Eridu, and Kullab (Uruk sanctuary).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912953

30.774, 46.3659
    • Less than certain: Dur-Yakin (750 BC - 550 BC)
    • Less than certain: Duru (750 BC - 550 BC)
    • Less than certain: Durum (750 BC - 550 BC)
    • Kissik (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)
    • تل اللحم (Tall al-Laḥam: Arabic, modern)
    None

settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 C3 Tell al-Lahm/Dur-Yakin?/Duru(m)?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tell al-Lahm, IRQ


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A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke, P. Flensted Jensen, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Tell al-Lahm: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912953> [accessed: 17 July 2024]

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