Dura Europos

Dura Europos

Dura-Europos, Al-Salihiya was a Hellenistic, Parthian and Roman border city built on an escarpment above the right bank of the Euphrates river. It is located in Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria. The city was founded in 303 BC with the name Dura by the Seleucids on the intersection of an east-west trade route and the trade route along the Euphrates.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Deir ez-Zor Governorate

Site History: 4th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Hellenistic + Parthian + Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Dura Europos

Date of Submission: 1999

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