Personal tools


Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):


or this one to mark objects found here:

Related Content from Pelagios


You are here: Home Ancient Places Tigris Tunnel Inscriptions

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Tigris Tunnel Inscriptions

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 09, 2018 03:10 PM History
The so-called Tigris Tunnel is a cave ca. fifty miles north of Diyarbakır, Turkey and it forms a source of the Tigris River. In its vicinity there are several Assyrian monuments, including five inscriptions.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

38.530227, 40.5486306667

tunnel, cave, monument


Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, ' Tigris Tunnel Inscriptions: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 914118846 ( Tigris Tunnel Inscriptions) |author=Novotny, J. |accessdate=July 7, 2020 9:46 am |publisher=Pleiades}}