was the religious and scientific center of ancient Babylonia.
From its libraries, which were uncovered my the Museum of the
University of Pennsylvania half a century ago, have come collections
of religious, literary, and historical masterpieces, as well
as elaborate grammars and dictionaries. Small wonder, therefore,
that building, too , proceeded according to careful plans. This
city map was first published by H.V.Hilprecht in 1904