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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 17, 2018 10:01 PM History
The unlocated Babylonian city is mentioned in cuneiform documents of the second and first millennia B.C. Information provided the texts seem to indicate that Baṣ, whose name might derive from the Akkadian word for sand, might be located somewhere near Sippar, perhaps close to the Euphrates River.

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.

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unlocated, settlement

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Bāṣ: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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