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The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC, and edicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar

The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC, and dedicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar, Berlin, Germany

Janelle McCulloch's Library of Design

lovely garden gate at Rousham Estate, Oxfordshire, England. One of the 16 gardens we will visit in July.

"The Ishtar Gate or Lions Gate of Ancient Babylon, one of the best preserved ancient artifact in the world." www.bradtguides.com

The Ishtar Gate or Lions Gate of Ancient Babylon, one of the best preserved ancient artifact in the world. I was fortunate to see it at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

Reconstructed Ishtar Gate from the time of Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylon who carried Judah off into captivity.

The Ishtar Gate in the Pergamon Museum

Reconstructed Ishtar Gate from the time of Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylon who carried Judah off into captivity.

Las Siete Maravillas del Mundo Antiguo (de arriba abajo y de izquierda a derecha): la Gran Pirámide de Guiza, los Jardines colgantes de Babilonia, el Templo de Artemisa en Éfeso, la Estatua de Zeus en Olimpia, el Mausoleo de Halicarnaso, el Coloso de Rodas y el Faro de Alejandría.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Great Pyramid of Giza Hanging Gardens of Babylon Temple of Artemis at Ephesus Statue of Zeus at Olympia Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Colossus of Rhodes Lighthouse of Alexandria

Babylon being rebuilt. We live in interesting times. Tiled Mosaic of Lion of Babylon Near Ishtar Gate, Babylon, Babil, Iraq by Jane Sweeney

Art History - 400 C.E. Ancient Cultures - Ancient Near East - Neo-Babylonian Art: Ishtar Gate and Processional Way (reconstruction), Babylon, c. 575 B.C.E. - video

Art History - 400 C. Ancient Cultures - Ancient Near East - Neo-Babylonian Art: Ishtar Gate and Processional Way (reconstruction), Babylon, c. 575 B.

Detail of the Ishtar Gate, Babylon (now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

Detail of the Ishtar Gate, Babylon (now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin). I had the privilege of seeing the Ishtar Gate in Babylon in Amazing history there.

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