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An ancient city of northern Babylonia on the Euphrates River south-southwest of present-day Baghdad. In early times it was a religious center devoted to the worship of the sun god Shamash.



an ancient Babylonian city on the Euphrates, in SE Iraq.
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I peered into the high basalt stele that was erected by the king of Babylon in the ancient city of Sippar on the bank of Euphrates.
The Arrows of the Sun: Armed Forces in Sippar in the First Millennium B.
Tenders are invited for Lining of watercourse O/L RD 16000-R Sippar Jamalpur Minor (Extn.
Collections of ancient objects and inscriptions are well documented for towns such as Sippar or Babylon; however, the exact purpose of these collections--religious, scholarly, political is difficult to define.
Located at the pre-Flood civilization of Sippar (or Sepharvaim as referenced in the Bible), the Janabi tribe served as hosts and operatives for al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) for the first five years of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Go south to Sumerian and Babylonian sites, Sippar, Babylon, Kish, Borsippar, Nippur, Uruk, Ur, Eridu.
It was one of the few tablets published from an important library discovered at Sippar in the 1980s.
Dejaron una extrana lista de reyes, ocho reyes antediluvianos que pertenecieron a dos dinastias que vivieron miles de anos y que establecieron sus reinos en las ciudades legendarias de Eridu, Badtibira, Larak, Sippar y Shuruppak.
The stele originally stood in the town of Sippar, some 30 miles upstream from Babylon, but an invading Elamite force plundered the city and carried away the stele as spoil.
Tenders are invited for Lining of W/C O/L RD 15400-L Sippar Jamalpur Minor
In a commentary on this text from Neo-Babylonian Sippar we find the following explanations for some of the terms that appear in the above two lines:
Texts containing the "Decad" were found at Nippur, Ur, Kish, Isin, Sippar, Babylon, Susa, Uruk, Larsa, and Meturan, which leads Delnero to a discussion of local or regional variation in chapter 3.