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 #3922

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[p. 263]

BM 55544

2’ - a meteor which was very bright and [had] a tail.
14’ - [… a fall of] fire [occurred] on the rear side of the wall of Nabonidus ( the last king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, reigning from 556-539 BC) on the bank of the river (Euphrates).

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