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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, E.J. Keall
Contributors: 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 22, 2020 12:04 PM History
An Iranian people of ancient Central Asia, the Daoi/Dahae were composed of a confederation of three tribes – the Parni, Xanthii, and Pissuri. These peoples occupied an area that corresponds with much of modern Turkmenistan.

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.

38.5, 56.5
  • Dahae (550 BC - AD 300)
  • Daoi (550 BC - AD 300)

people, tribe

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 97 B1 Daoi/Dahae


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M. Roaf, E.J. Keall, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Daoi/Dahae: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 21 September 2020]

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