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Babylon

 

The Ziggurat and the Temple of Bel-Marduk in Babylon adapted from the reconstruction published in 1913 by Robert Koldewey Glazed brick decorations in the throne room of the palace of Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon discovered by Robert Koldewey and published in 1913 Panoramic view over the site of ancient Babylon published in 1913 by Robert Koldewey Robert Koldewey's plan of the palace of Nebuchadnezzar and the Ishtar Gate of Babylon based on his excavations in the early 20th century Robert Koldewey's reconstruction of the palace of Nebuchadnezzar and the Ishtar Gate looking south (published 1913) The eastern gate of the palace of Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon opening onto the processional way, as excavated by Robert Koldewey
Koldewey's plan of Babylon based on his excavations (1913) The seven stage funeral pyre of Hephaistion, based on the description by Diodorus and imitating the ziggurat shown in the background (late 19th century) Reconstruction of the hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the world, based on ancient descriptions and published in 1878 Engraving of Babylon published in 1736 and based on ancient descriptions The Roman fortress of Babylon at Cairo in Egypt as shown in the Description of Egypt, Antiquities V, Pl 20 its fall to the Arabs in AD641 precipitated the capitulation of Alexandria in AD642 Imaginative reconstruction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon by Johannes van den Avele, 1685
     
Imaginative reconstruction of the Palace of Semiramis in Babylon by Johannes van den Avele, 1685 Archaeological painting of one of the glazed brick bulls (aurochs) found decorating the Ishtar Gate of ancient Babylon (1902) Archaeological painting of one of the glazed brick lions found decorating the Processional Way of ancient Babylon (1900)      

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