Sites & cities that bear the name of Nashan


First trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century C.E
Recorded names : Nestum, Annestum, ناشان‎, Kharbat Al-Sawda', خربة السوداء

Description : Nashan (Arabic: ناشان‎, modern day Kharbat Al-Sawda', Arabic: خربة السوداء‎) is the name of an ancient South Arabian city in the northern al-Jawf region of present day Yemen, in the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Ma'in. The city was called Nestum in the Natural History book that was written by Pliny the Elder.

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