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Khorsabad Gate 1

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 Dec 27, 2020 10:10 AM History
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This decorated gate is the northernmost city gate of the northeast wall of Dūr-Šarrukīn ("Fort Sargon"), the capital of the Assyrian Empire constructed by Sargon II (r. 721–705 BC).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/918508893

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    • Gate 1 (English, AD 1800 - AD 2099)

gate (of a city), city gate

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This gate has been tentatively identified as the Adad Gate (Andreas Fuchs), the Mullissu Gate (Beate Pongratz-Leisten), and the Enlil Gate (Laura Battini, Jamie Novotny, and Alexander Sollee). Because there is no one-to-one correlation between Sargon’s inscriptions and available archaeological evidence, the proposed identification of the ancient name of Khorsabad Gate 1 remains open to debate. Since one expects a grand, decorated entranceway to be associated with the god Enlil, Gate 1 might have been dedicated to Enlil, rather than to the god Adad or the goddess Mullissu.


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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Khorsabad Gate 1: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/918508893> [accessed: 06 May 2021]

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