Tell Aran

Tell Aran

Tell Aran, ancient Arne, is a town in northern Syria. Then archaeological mound in the town is the largest tell in the Aleppo region. It was first inhabited by the Arameans in the 1st century BC. Tell Aran is also possibly the site of a major battle between the Egyptian king Thutmose III and a Mitannian army which ended with a crushing defeat to the king of Mitanni.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Aramean

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Iron Age Monuments

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