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Dates
Built at the same time as Khazad-dûm, during the First Age
Location
At the head of the valley of Nanduhirion
Origins
Created by Durin the Deathless and the builders of Khazad-dûm
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Settlements
Khazad-dûm, later called Moria
Other names

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Great Gates

The eastern entrance to Khazad-dûm

Another name for the East-gate of Moria, the greater of the two entrances to that realm, and the Gates through which the Company of the Ring escaped during their journey southward.


See also...

First Hall

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