A Periplus of Magan and Meluḫḫa

  title={A Periplus of Magan and Meluḫḫa},
  author={Jan Hansman},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={553 - 587}
  • J. Hansman
  • Published 1 October 1973
  • Economics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
Perhaps no question of historical-geographical interest relating to the ancient Middle East has been so frequently a subject of inquiry or brought a greater difference of opinion than has that of the location of the countries of Magan and Meluḫḫa. The problems of identification are particularly confused because widely separate areas appear to be indicated at different periods. Old Babylonian and Sumerian references seem to place these regions at the lower end of the Persian Gulf and along the… 
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