The “Esagila” Tablet

A tablet of neo-Babylonian mathematical text that references, The Etemenanki, a ziggurat presumed to be the biblical “Tower of Babel”, or the “House of the Foundation of Heaven and Earth” (Genesis 11, 1-9) The tablet provides the best description of the monumental tower. It is a copy of an older text and is now in the Louvre in Paris.

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The “Esagila” Tablet
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