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 #3923

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

BM 32272 + 32288 + 32422 + 32501 + 32624

13’ - a meteor which was very bright and [had] a tail (in May/June)
14’ - […] flared up [from] north to south; its light was seen on the ground; it let loose its flame […]

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