Hurrians

Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • HURRIANS —    A people originating from the south Caucasus region who settled along the northeastern borders of Mesopotamia and southern Anatolia in the last quarter of the third millennium B.C. Their language is not related to any of the other known groups …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

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