E-sagil Tablet & Building the Tower of Babel

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 April 2016
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This tablet states the dimensions of each of the seven levels of Etemenanki, the ziggurat of Marduk at Babylon. This building is the Tower of Babel in the Book of Genesis. From Babylon, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Circa 600-400 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 14). E-sagil Tablet & Building the Tower of Babel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4921/e-sagil-tablet--building-the-tower-of-babel/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "E-sagil Tablet & Building the Tower of Babel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 14, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4921/e-sagil-tablet--building-the-tower-of-babel/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "E-sagil Tablet & Building the Tower of Babel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Apr 2016. Web. 24 Jul 2021.