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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Ryan Horne
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Last modified Jul 25, 2016 12:07 PM History
An ancient settlement site located in what is now Bangladesh.

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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settlement, settlement-modern

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Some scholars believe these ruins correspond to Ptolemy's description of Sounagoura (Sonargaon), the ancient capital of central Bengal is shown near the right bank of the Brahmaputra river. Artifact material suggests the possibility that the site was an emporion.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Ryan Horne, 'Wari-Bateshwar: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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