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Dohuk

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 30, 2018 02:20 PM History
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Dohuk is the capital of Dohuk Governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. The modern city is located around the ancient site; the University of Dohuk campus is situated on top of the ruins of the ancient city (name not known).

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/955792756

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  • Dohuk (Kurdish, modern)
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settlement, settlement-modern


A black basalt stele of a high official of the Assyrian king Adad-nerari III is reported to have come from Dohuk. Presumably it originates from the high ruin mound.


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Jamie Novotny, 'Dohuk: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/955792756> [accessed: 27 May 2020]

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