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Aqar Quf [Arab. ‛Aqarqūf; anc. Dur Kurigalzu]locked

  • Seton Lloyd

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. Site in Iraq of the ancient capital city of the Kassites, which flourished c. 1400–1157 bc (see also Mesopotamia, §I, 2). The ruins of ancient Dur Kurigalzu are 15 km west of modern Baghdad, at the point where an outcrop of soft limestone marks the northern extremity of the alluvial plain. The eroded core of its ...

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