Kar-Tukulti-Ninurta

Kar-Tukulti-Ninurta

Kar-Tukulti-Ninurta, also known as Tulul ul Aqar, Iraq, was a new cult center for Ashur and perhaps a new capital city founded by the Assyrian king Tukulti-Ninurta I (about 1243-1207 BC) just north of Assur. Its name meant "Port Tukulti-Ninurta".

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Saladin Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Assyrian

Later Cultures: Assyrian

Site Features: Assyrian Monuments

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