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The City of Kuta

The ruins of the city of Babylon are near Hillah, Babil Governorate, Iraq. Above: the Tower of Babel.

Kuta (catfish . Gú.du 8 .a ki , akad . Kutu) – an ancient city in northern Babylonia, situated approx. 25 km north of Kish; usually identified with the position of Tall Ibrahim in Iraq. Kuta is also referred to as Kutha, Cuthah, or Cutha (Sumerian: Gudua, modern Tell Ibrahim) Interestingly, the Kuta name is also listed in the Collins English Dictionary as Kuta (Guda) and the Polish variant of Kutowski is also …

Gods of Kuta, Mesopotamia

An ancient bas-relief depicting the image of Nergal from Hatra in Iraq

29  Every nation created its own gods and placed them in the high-temples, built by the Samaritans – every nation in the places in which he lived. 30  Namely, the people of Babylon made Sukkot-Benot, the people of Kuta made Nergal, the people of Hamat, made Aszima, 31  Awwici made Nibchaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burned their …