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Dur Sharrukin:see KhorsabadKhorsabad
, village, NE Iraq, near the Tigris River and 12 mi (20 km) NE of Mosul. It is built on the site of Dur Sharrukin, an Assyrian city (founded 8th cent. B.C. by Sargon), which covered 1 sq mi (2.6 sq km). Its mounds were excavated by P. E.
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