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Tall Abu Simsim Destination Guide

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Tall Abu Simsim in the region of Bābil is located in Iraq - some 59 mi (or 95 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Tall Abu Simsim is now 01:58 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Karbala, Ishan Hamzah, Baqubah, Baghdad, As Samawah or Arab Dhiyat Mazhar. Since you are here already, consider visiting Qaryat Tis'ah, Qaryat as Sumud, Tall Khafiyyat, Tall Abu Simsim, Arab Karim al Yasiri and Nuhayl 'Askar. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Jemdet Nasr period

The Jemdet Nasr period is an archaeological culture in southern Mesopotamia that is generally dated to 3100–2900 BCE. It is named after the type-site Jemdet Nasr, where the assemblage typical for this period was first recognized. Its geographical distribution is limited to south–central Iraq. The culture of the proto-historical Jemdet Nasr period is a local development out of the preceding Uruk period and continues into the Early Dynastic I period.

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Located at 32.61, 44.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Clay tablets, Mesopotamia