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Tell Aushariye

"Since 2000 Danish archaeologists have carried out excavations at Tell Aushariye in northern Syria. Aushariye is an ancient fortress, located strategically on an important route across the river Euphrates. Probably it can be identified with a site known from several ancient sources. Foremost Assyrian inscriptions from the 9th cent. BC, which mention a place named Pitru, which was located exactly where Aushariye is..."