Babylon & Ishtar Gate Pictures, Images & Photos


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Babylon & Ishtar Gate Pictures, Images & Photos

Pictures & images of artefacts and art of ancient Babylon. The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city. Dedicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar, the gate was constructed using a rare blue stone called lapis lazuli with alternating rows of bas-relief mu??u??u (dragons) and aurochs. Through the gate ran the Processional Way, which was lined with walls covered in...
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