Brill’s New Pauly

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(Syrian town, modern Tall Ḥarīrī, on the Euphrates, 15 km from the border to Iraq). French excavations since 1933 document three periods: the pre-Sargonic period (24th cent. BC) with an enormous palace (from it about 40 administrative documents were recovered which are similar to those from the archives at Ebla) and several temples (containing numerous statuettes of praying persons, some of them with inscriptions). The second, poorly documented, period is synchronous with the 3rd d…

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Charpin, Dominique (Paris), “Mari”, 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 09 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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