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ID: 7594259
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7594259

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kir (lost settlement)  Kir (lost settlement)

Note: Location unknown. Possibly associated with ancient Kourion, Cyprus: The name of Kir appears in an Egyptian inscription at Medinet Habu of the time of Rameses III (1198-1167BCE), and may have a correlation with Kourion. The name is also mentioned on the prism of Esarhaddon (673-672 BCE), where the reading Damasu king of Kuri has been interpreted as Damasos king of Kounon.

Names:
Kir (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of lost & found/World (miscellaneous)  ....  lost & found/World (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Kir (lost settlement)  ........  Kir (lost settlement) (P)

Place Types:
lost settlement (preferred, C)
inhabited place (H)

Related geographic places:
possibly identified as ....  Kourion .......... (deserted settlement)
........................................  (World, Asia, AkrotĂ­ri) [7018647]

Sources and Contributors:
Kir..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) under "Kouros"
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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