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Goal year text

A translation of lines 20 to 23:

148th year (Seleucid Era), An(tiochus IV) being king, Nisannu (month 1) 26th, first visibility of Mercury in [the west in Tau]rus, bright, high, from sunset to its setting 16 º, (hence) about [the .... (calculated) first visibility];

21. Ayyaru (month 2) night of the 2nd first part of the night Mercury below Beta Tauri 1 ½ cubits; [night of the 3rd] first part of the night Mercury above Zeta Tauri [... cubits];

22. Night of the 9th first part of the night Mercury above Eta Geminorum 1 cubit 4 fingers, [Mercu]ry (being) 4 fingers back to the west; night of the 11th first part of the night [Mercury]

23. Above Mu Geminorum 1 cubit 4 fingers; night of the 15th first part of the night Mercury [above Ga]mma Geminorum 4 ½ cubits; Simanu (month 3), 3rd, last (theoretical) visibility of Me[rcury]

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