Dating of the tower of babel

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Andrew George, a professor of Babylonian at the University of London who was the one to decipher the inscription.

The text of Genesis says that Noah’s ark came to rest in the mountains of Ararat.

There are different views regarding what dates should be assigned to the biblical timeline, but about the latest time proposed for the birth of Abraham is somewhere around 2000 BC.

Traditions and many biblical scholars point to the time of Nimrod as the setting for the Tower of Babel.

Dating from the time of Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar II (reigned 605 – 562 BC), it contains an image of the king and the huge, seven-tiered ziggurat that he had constructed.

It also contains an account of the building of the tower.

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