Sites & cities that bear the name of Ma'hadu


Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Recorded names : Mahadou, Leukos Limen, The White Harbor, Minet el-Beida, المينا البيضا‎, al-mīnā al-bayḍā

Description : Minet el-Beida (Arabic: المينا البيضا‎, The White Harbor; or ancient Ma'hadu) is a small bay located 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) north of Latakia, Syria on the Mediterranean Sea. It is an important archaeological site because it served as the harbor town and necropolis for Ugarit.

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