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Settlement with citadel c. 20 km south-east of Karkamis in northern Syria. Possibly this was the location of a late Hittite (Luwian-Aramaean) colony, to which no buildings, but probably pictures in the late Hittite style from the time before and during the Assyrian conquest under Salmanassar III (?), can be attributed. Known from Assyrian inscriptions of Tiglatpilesar III as the provincial capital Ḫadatu. Remains of the Assyrian, nearly circular, city wall were uncovered beginning in…

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Wittke, Anne-Maria (Tübingen), “Arslantaş”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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