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.

Citations:

Text #3912

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[p. 171]

BM 36388 + 36738

Obv.’
17 – […] flashed [from] α Leonis to the east, its light could be seen on the ground.

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