Sites & cities that bear the name of Harbe


Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tell Chuera

Description : Tell Chuera is an ancient Near Eastern tell site in Raqqa Governorate, northern Syria. It lies between the Balikh and Khabur rivers. Originally occupied during the 4th millennium, Tell Chuera became a major site in the 3rd millennium during the Early Dynastic period. It reached its peak around 2350 BC and was then abandoned for reasons as yet unknown. A small settlement was built on the location by the Assyrians during the 2nd millennium. While the early name for the city is unknown, during Middle Assyrian times it was known as Harbe.

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