A portion of wall at Mari

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Illustration

Henry Curtis Pelgrift
by Zukka
published on 18 January 2016
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A portion of the fortifications at the site of Mari, modern-day Tell Hariri, Syria. Mari's fortifications entered their most advanced stage in the 19th century BCE when the city and the rest of the region were under threat from Amorite invaders. The walls were unsuccessful in this regard, however, as Mari fell to the Amorites c. 1830 BCE, thus ending the ruling Shakkanakku Dynasty and beginning the Amorite Lim Dynasty.

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Zukka, . (2016, January 18). A portion of wall at Mari. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4415/a-portion-of-wall-at-mari/

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Zukka, . "A portion of wall at Mari." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 18, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4415/a-portion-of-wall-at-mari/.

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