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Map of Nippur



This drawing is based on a map of the ancient city of Nippur made about 1500 BC. Nippur was a Babylonian city located south of the capital city of Babylon on the Euphrates River. Compare this to a modern map of archeological excavations at Nippur.  

Map of Nippur

Based on: H. W. F. Saggs, Civilization Before Greece and Rome (New Haven: Yale Univ. 1989) p. 119.

Image and text copyright 1998 by David W. Koeller. All rights reserved.


Introduction and e-text copyright 2005 by David W. Koeller timemaster@thenagain.info. All rights reserved.