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Imagery location of Ešasurra

a Pleiades location resource

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The representative, imagery location of the Išhara temple at Babylon is based on Pedersén 2021 fig. 2.2, the placement of Ehursagtilla in Robert Koldewey's carefully-drawn excavation plans, and satellite imagery.


{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 44.424226, 32.530856 ] }

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  • Neo-Assyrian/Babylonian Middle East (720–540 BC) (confident)

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The imagery location of Ešasurra is based on Pedersén 2021 fig. 2.2, which shows a plan of eastern Babylon, with 200 m UTM coordinates given.  The site of the temple of the god Išhara is known since it was excavated in 1901–02. The remains of the building are no longer visible; they are just below the surface. The ruins of this 1710 m² temple are located approximately at 32.530856, 44.424226.