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Balāwāt

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 10, 2017 10:34 AM History
Balāwāt is the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Imgur-Enlil. A place from the TAVO Index.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/924247288

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settlement

TAVO Index

GANE OBJECT 7437

Balāwāt is known for its famed "bronze" gates. These were likely bronze-strapped or studded wooden gates that were part of a ninth century B.C. palace of Ashurbanipal II (884-859 BC) and his successor, Shalmaneser III (858-824 BC).


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B. Siewert-Mayer, W. Röllig, H. Kopp, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Jamie Novotny, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Balāwāt: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/924247288> [accessed: 05 August 2020]

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