, Ptol. 6.8.5
: Strab. xvi. p.765
), a promontory at the entrance of the Persian gulf, on the N. or Carmanian side of it, just at the part where the sea between Arabia and Asia is most narrow. Eratosthenes (ap. Strab. l.c.
) and Ammianus (23.6) both assert that the coast of Arabia can be plainly seen from this point.
The promontory may perhaps be represented [p. 1.1031]
by the modern C. Bombareek,
nearly opposite to C. Mussendom.