Sites & cities that bear the name of Tushhan


First trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tushan, Behramki‎, Tepe-i Barava

Description : Tushhan (also Tushan, or Tušhan) is a Kurdish village known as (Kurdish: Behramki‎) or (Kurdish: Tepe-i Barava‎) by residents and It was an ancient city that Assyrian have ruled for some time in Mesopotamia. It was a provincial capital in the upper Tigris river valley, on the south bank and inhabited since the Mitanni period, and mainly during the Neo-Assyrian period during the Iron Age. It is now believed to be located at the site of the modern Ziyaret Tepe (Kurdish: Tepa Barava‎), Diyarbakır Province, Turkey.

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