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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 18, 2018 12:41 PM History
Ancient Dilbat was a minor Sumerian city southeast of Babylon on the eastern bank of the Western Euphrates river in modern-day Al-Qādisiyyah, Iraq.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 F5 Dilbat

Mentioned in the Epic of Gilgamesh, the ziggurat E-ibe-Anu stood in the city center. The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tell al-Deylam.

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Dilbat: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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