Atuan is one of the islands which make up the Kargad Lands. On Atuan were the Tombs of Atuan, where Tenar was priestess Arha, the eaten one, of the Nameless Ones. In the tombs, and labyrinth, under their temple lay hidden one half of the Ring of Erreth Akbe. In second novel of the Earthsea series, The Tombs of Atuan, Tenar and Ged unite the ring and escape the tombs. Its only known cities are Tenacbah and Entat.