Discovered 1892 Mar. 19 by J. Palisa at Vienna.
Named for a queen of Georgia (1184–1212) who became a legendary figure in late medieval romance.
She had her lovers killed and thrown into a river from her palace window when she was tired of them. (H 37)
Name proposed by the Russian Grand Duke Georg Alexandrovich.
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(2003). (326) Tamara.
In: Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29925-7_327
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