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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Sep 02, 2016 02:51 PM History
Alexandria/Antiochia/Merv was a major oasis-city of Central Asia, located along the Silk Road. Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.

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urban area, wall (of a city), city wall, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 C1 Alexandria/Antiochia/Merv

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Erk Kala/Gyaur Kala TKM.

The archaeological remains of Merv are comprised of five walled cities dating from the sixth century BC to the 18th century. These are known as Erk Kala, Gyaur Kala, Sultan Kala, Abdullah Khan Kala, and Bairam Ali Khan Kala and may be grouped into three settlement phases that correspond to three periods, namely ancient, medieval and post-medieval. 

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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Alexandria/Antiochia/Merv: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 24 April 2018]

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