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 #3950

Abraham Sachs, Hermann Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[p. 121]

BM 34048

3’ – Year 177,
4’ – month II the 28th, solar eclipse;
5’ – when it began on the south side,
6’ – it made 4 fingers.
7’ – At 2 beru after sunrise.

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