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nu-x-ù

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 28, 2021 11:29 AM History
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According to the Babylonian topographical text Tintir = Babylon, nu-x-ù/nu-HAR-UD (name fragmentary and not reconstructable) was one of the four city districts of the western half of the inner city of Babylon.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/633091638

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    • nu-x-ù (Akkadian, 1600 BC - 30 BC)

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The name of this city district in western Babylon is corrupt, damaged, or illegible in all extant and identified copies of Tintir = Babylon V (line 99). Because it did not have any temples, shrines, or daises, it is not mentioned in Tintir = Babylon IV. nu-x-ù/nu-HAR-UD is the westernmost city district and it appears to have been bounded on the south, west, and north by the walls Imgur-Enlil and Nēmetti-Enlil (with access in and out of the inner city by the Adad Gate and probably also the King’s Gate) and on the west by the Bāb-Lugalerra, Kumar, and Tuba districts. According to Tintir = Babylon V (line 99), the western and eastern limits of nu-x-ù/nu-HAR-UD were the Adad Gate and Akus Gate (which formed part of the former, Old Babylonian city wall).


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Jamie Novotny, and Tom Elliott, 'nu-x-ù: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/633091638> [accessed: 06 March 2021]

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