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Gumush tepe/[Abaskun]?/Sokanda?

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, E.J. Keall
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 19, 2017 09:38 AM History
Gumush tepe/[Abaskun]?/Sokanda? was a a harbour town located at the south-eastern corner of the Caspian Sea.

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.

37.07093, 54.077705
  • Less than certain: Abaskun (unspecified date range)
  • Less than certain: Sokanda (unspecified date range)

settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 96 C2 Gumush tepe/[Abaskun]?/Sokanda?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Gumush tepe, on an island at times engulfed by sea (Le Strange 1905)

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M. Roaf, E.J. Keall, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Gumush tepe/[Abaskun]?/Sokanda?: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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