Geographical sites:

  • Babylon (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #727082)
    Pleiades_icon Babylon settlement, fort Geocontext: Fostat, Cairo
    Description: An ancient fortified city of the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo.


Text #3845

Abraham Sachs, Hermann Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 239--243]

B: BM 77732
D: BM 34936

6’ – when the moon came out, more than
7’ – […] … in its eclipse, the “garment of the sky” was there; in its eclipse, […]
8’ - […x]+ ½ cubit below Capricorni, (the moon having passed ½ cubit to the east, [it became eclipsed…]

12’ -[…]a little [hail of] small [stones] fell.

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