ancient Babylon
units of length

kaspu

parasang

2

sos

30

60

qanu

60

1,800

3,600

ammatu

6

360

10,800

21,600

qat

6

36

2,160

64,800

129,600

uban

5

30

180

10,800

324,000

648,000

0.69 in

3.44 in

20.6 in

3.4 yd

206.4 yd

3.5 mi

7.0 mi

1.75 cm

8.73 cm

52 cm

3.14 m

188.7 m

5.66 km

11.3 km

First century bce

qanu

ammatu

7

uban

24

168

2.1 cm

50 cm

3.5 m

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