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(1248) Jugurtha

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1932 RO. Discovered 1932 Sept. 1 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg. Independently discovered 1932 Sept. 29 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named after the Numidian king (160–104 B.C.) and enemy of Rome. Jugurtha was throttled to death in Rome. (H 115)

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