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The Orientation of Babylonian Maps (PLATE VIII)

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1 So also Langdon, , The Museum Journal, VII, 263 .

2 Published by Scheil, , Délégation en Perse, II, 6 ff.

3 In the later period the name for ‘north’ came to be IM-SI-DI, i.e., ‘favourable wind’.

4 See, e.g., Smith, S., Early History of Assyria, p. 85 .

5 A History of Sumer and Akkad, p. 88.

6 Excavations at Nippur, I, pl. I.

7 See the plan of Nippur by Fisher, op. cit., p. 10.

8 For a full discussion see the works cited at the beginning of the present article.

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