A Ziggurat and the Moon

PHILICA Article 618

6 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2016 Last revised: 7 Mar 2018

Date Written: June 18, 2016

Abstract

The ziggurat of which we are writing in this paper is the Ziggurat of Ur. This structure was a huge building in a large complex dedicated to the worship of the Moon-God patron of Ur. This monument seems having a specific alignment along to the northern possible direction of moonrise.

Keywords: Archaeoastronomy, Satellite Images, Architecture, Modern Ephemerides

Suggested Citation

Sparavigna, Amelia Carolina, A Ziggurat and the Moon (June 18, 2016). PHILICA Article 618. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2797629

Amelia Carolina Sparavigna (Contact Author)

Polytechnic University of Turin ( email )

Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
Torino, Torino 10129
Italy

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