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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 25, 2021 11:41 AM History
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The ziggurat of the god Marduk at Babylon. The Sumerian ceremonial name Etemenanki means "House, Foundation Platform of Heaven and Underworld."

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temple, ziggurat


Some interpreters have drawn connections between Etemenanki and the "Tower of Babel" known from the biblical story.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Etemenanki: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 10 December 2023]

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