Ziggurats, Colors, and Planets: Rawlinson Revisited

@article{James2008ZigguratsCA,
  title={Ziggurats, Colors, and Planets: Rawlinson Revisited},
  author={Peter James and Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={60},
  pages={57 - 79}
}
the walls were, in all, seven, and within the final circle are the royal palace and the treasuries ... The battlements of the first circle are white, the second black, the third scarlet, the fourth blue, the fifth orange. Thus the battle ments of those five circles are painted with colors; but of the last two circles, the one had its battlements coated with silver, the other with gold, (trans. Grene 1987: 80-81)1 
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