Ebla
Ebla (Arabic: إبلا‎, modern: Tell Mardikh تل مرديخ), was one of the earliest kingdoms in Syria. Its remains constitute a tell located about 55 km (34 mi) southwest of Aleppo near ...
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Mari, Syria
Mari (modern Tell Hariri), was an ancient Semitic city in Syria. Its remains constitute a tell located 11 kilometers north-west of Abu Kamal on the Euphrates river western bank, some 120 km ...
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Ugarit
Ugarit (/ˌuːɡəˈriːt, ˌjuː-/; Ugaritic: 𐎜𐎂𐎗𐎚, ʼUgart; Arabic: أوغاريت‎) was an ancient port city, the ruins of which are located at what is now called Ras Shamra (sometimes written "R...
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Tell Sabi Abyad
Tell Sabi Abyad (Arabic: تل صبي أبيض‎) is an archaeological site in the Balikh River valley in northern Syria. The site consists of four prehistoric mounds that are numbered Tell Sabi Abyad ...
Umm el-Marra
Umm el-Marra, Arabic: أم المرّا‎, east of modern Aleppo in the Jabbul Plain of northern Syria, was one of the ancient Near East's oldest cities, located on a crossroads of two trade routes n...
Ras Ibn Hani
Ras Ibn Hani (Arabic: رأس ابن هاني‎) is a small cape located 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) north of Latakia, Syria on the Mediterranean Sea. It is an important archaeological site as it was occ...
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Terqa
40°31′50″E / 34.903200°N 40.530445°E / 34.903200; 40.530445Terqa is the name of an ancient city discovered at the site of Tell Ashara on the banks of the middle Euphrates in D...
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Azi (scribe)
Azi (fl. c. 2500 BC) is the name of a scribe from the kingdom of Ebla. His name has been found on a number of clay tablets, making possible an extrapolation of his career path.
He began as a stude...
Tuttul
The Bronze Age town of Tuttul is identified with the archaeological site of Tell Bi'a in Ar-Raqqah Governorate, northern Syria. Tell Bi'a is located near the modern city of Ar-Raqqah and the confluenc...
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Sweyhat
38°14′E / 36.167°N 38.233°E / 36.167; 38.233Tell es-Sweyhat is the name of a large archaeological site located in Ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria roughly 95 km northea...
Ugaritic alphabet
The Ugaritic script is a cuneiform (wedge-shaped) abjad used from around either the fifteenth century BCE or 1300 BCE for Ugaritic, an extinct Northwest Semitic language, and discovered in Ugarit...
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Tell Kazel
Tell Kazel is an oval-shaped tell that measures 350 metres (1,150 ft) by 325 metres (1,066 ft) at its base, narrowing to 200 metres (660 ft) by 200 metres (660 ft) at its top. It i...
Hurrian foundation pegs
The Hurrian foundation pegs, also known as the Urkish lions, are twin copper foundation pegs each in the shape of a lion that probably came from the ancient city of Urkesh (modern Tell Mozan) in Syria...
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Tell Chuera
Tell Chuera is an ancient Near Eastern tell site in Ar Raqqah Governorate, northern Syria. It lies between the Balikh and Khabur rivers.
The site was first described by Max von Oppenheim in 1913. ...
Ebla tablets
The Ebla tablets are a collection of as many as 1800 complete clay tablets, 4700 fragments and many thousand minor chips found in the palace archives of the ancient city of Ebla, Syria. The tablets we...
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Eblaite language
Eblaite /ˈɛblə.aɪt/ (also known as Eblan ISO 639-3) is an extinct Semitic language which was used during the third millennium by the East Semitic speaking populations of Northern Syria. It was named a...
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Tell Barri
Tell Barri is an archaeological site in north-eastern Syria inthe Al-Hasakah Governorate. Its ancient name was Kahat as proved by a threshold found on the south-western slope of the mound.Tell Barri i...
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Til Barsip
Til Barsip or Til Barsib (modern Tell Ahmar; Arabic: تل أحمر‎) is an ancient site situated in Aleppo Governorate, Syria by the Euphrates river about 20 kilometers south of ancient Carchemish...
Tell Fray
Tell Fray is a tell, or settlement mound, on the east bank of the Euphrates in Ar-Raqqah Governorate, northern Syria. The archaeological site takes its name from an ancient irrigation canal, hence 'Fr...
Tell Qarqur
Tell Qarqur (Arabic: تل قرقور‎) is a major archaeological site located in the Orontes River Valley of western Syria. Situated in a rich alluvial plain known as the Ghab valley, the double-m...
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Lorenzo Nigro
Lorenzo Nigro (born 1967) is an Italian archaeologist.He is Associated Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology (since 2002), is the Coordinator of the Oriental Section of the Department of Sciences of A...
Amrit
Amrit or Amrith (Arabic: عمريت‎), also known as Marathos or Marathus (Ancient Greek: Μάραθος), was an ancient Phoenician city located near Tartus in Syria. Founded in the third millennium BC...
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Ahatmilku
Ahatmilku (fl. 1265 BCE) was a princess of Amurru, who became queen of Ugarit through marriage.
Ahatmilku was a wife of the King Niqmepa of Ugarit and daughter-in-law of Niqmaddu II. She hel...
Tell Beydar
Tell Beydar is a village and ancient site in the modern Al-Hasakah Governorate, Syria. It was the Ancient Near Easterncity of Nabada. It is connected by road to Al-Darbasiyah on the Turkish border in ...
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Washukanni
Washukanni (or Waššukanni) was the capital of the Hurrian kingdom of Mitanni, from c. 1500 BC to the 13th century BC. Its precise location is unknown. A proposal that locates it under the so-far unexc...