13. Where was Babel?

Part of the Explore the Film series.

“It gives you a feeling of putting your hands around the events that go on in the Biblical text.” – Doug Petrovich, Archeologist at Oriental Institute Museum

Ancient architecture reveals that many cultures were extremely advanced in their tracking of celestial bodies. During the start of the Post-Flood epoch, one of them sought to build a high tower but was frustrated by God through the confusion of spoken language.

Although there are several Mesopotamian cities called ‘Babel,’ only Eridu shows evidence of an enormous tower that was left unfinished and a mass dispersion of people in all directions —all just before the emergence of the written form of different languages in Southern Mesopotamia.

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