Citations:

Text #3794

Sachs & Hunger. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia
[pp. 55--59]

A: BM 45949
B: BM 46006
C: RM 771 (+) MNB 1876 + 1904

Obv.

A3 – [… Night of the 13th, beginn]ing of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of η Piscium. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 11°. Night of the 14th, […]
A4 – […] a little cloudburst, overcast, it set eclipsed; during its eclipse, the sky was cloudy; during its eclipse, Venus, Mercury, and Ma[rs (?) stood there…]
C4’ - … […] The 18th […] 1 cubit […] α Virginis; clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed.
C9’ – That month [… from] the 22nd to the end of the month, the cold became very severe.

Rev.
B8’ – […] a “fall of fire” in an outside district…

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