THE MIDDLE BABYLONIAN ALMANAC

MS 2781
MS Short Title THE MIDDLE BABYLONIAN ALMANAC
Text LIST OF THE 12 MONTHS OF THE BABYLONIAN CALENDAR IN ORDER, EACH FOLLOWED BY THE FAVOURABLE DAYS ON WHICH ONE CAN HOPE FOR A SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME OF ANY ACTIVITY UNDERTAKEN
Description MS in Middle Babylonian on black stone, Babylonia, ca. 1100-800 BC, 1 tablet, 7,1x17,2x1,7 cm, 2 columns, 12 lines in cuneiform script, with a loop handle at the right side formed like a crouching lion, with the hole from mouth to anus.
Context

For the Neo Assyrian almanac, see MS 2226.

For a list of month names of the Old Babylonian Lagash calendar, including the extra 13th month, see MS 4151.

Place of origin Babylonia
Dates ca 1100 - 800 BC

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