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Tepe Gawra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Clifflena Tiah
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 16, 2018 11:43 PM History
An ancient Mesopotamian settlement located in the Mosul region of northwest Iraq.

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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Tepe Gawra was occupied between ca. 5000 and 1500 B.C. with remains from the Halaf period, the Ubaid period, and the Uruk period. It is one of the few sites with evidence for the Halaf to Ubaid transition (ca. 5,500 to 5,000 B.C.)

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Clifflena Tiah, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Tepe Gawra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 05 August 2020]

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