Eclipse tablet

Eclipse tablet

Description

Tablet with a list of eclipses between 518 and 465, mentioning the death of king Xerxes

Date

ca. 465 BCE

Creator

Jona Lendering

Museum

London, British Museum

Licence

CC0 1.0 Universal

Categories

Babylonia, Persia

Tags

Tablet

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