The Tigris river at Diyarbakir. The Tigris river meaning arrow, or swift is a fast flowing river in eastern Turkey, especially during the season of melting snows. The next major town dowwnstream is Mosul with the eastern suburb of biblical Nineveh. It was on this river that the man of the one (the certain man) of Dan 9 would demonstratae to Daniel the power of resurrection.

The Haran-Sarri “Kings road” passed through Diyarbakir and Sikkan connecting Nineveh and Charchemish.  This road of considerable importance to the Assyrian kings,+Turkey&aq=0&sll=-25.335448,135.745076&sspn=46.404475,106.962891&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Diyarbakir%2FDiyarbak%C4%B1r,+Turkey&z=12