Personal tools


Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):


or this one to mark objects found here:


Related Content from Pelagios


You are here: Home Ancient Places Kebili (formerly Babil)

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Kebili (formerly Babil)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 09, 2023 12:02 PM History
The small village of Babil (now Kebili) is located about 25 km southwest of Cizre, near the Tigris river, directly on the Turkish-Syrian border. The name of the ancient site whose ruins lay beneath the modern village is not known.

37.18762585, 42.02754125

archaeological site, settlement-modern

Fragments of a stele of the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II were discovered here.

Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

Jamie Novotny, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Kebili (formerly Babil): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 11 December 2023]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 708232008 (Kebili (formerly Babil)) |author=Novotny, J. |accessdate=December 11, 2023 6:06 pm |publisher=Pleiades}}