Sites & cities that bear the name of Shibaniba


Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tell Billa

Description : Tell Billa is an archaeological site near Bashiqa in Nineveh Province (Iraq). It is the ancient city of Shibaniba, not far from Assur. There is some evidence of occupation as far back as the Early Dynastic period, including some Hurrian presence in the middle second millennium. The majority of excavated material, however, is from the Middle Assyrian and Neo-Assyrian times, including glyptic and epigraphic material.

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