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Ischtar Tor Pergamon Museum Berlin

Berelin's Pergamonmuseum 25 April-8 September 2013 "Uruk-5000 Years of the Megacity" 100 years ago, unique finds from an archaeological dig in the south of Iraq sent shockwaves around the scholarly world. For the first time, archaeologists working at the site of the Mesopotamian city of now, Warka, brought to light testaments of the first known urban culture. This still ongoing excavation shines a spotlight on the first known city in the history of humankind.

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Passing animals, brick panels from the Procession Way which ran from the Marduk temple to the Ishtar Gate and the Akitu Temple. Glazed terracotta, reign of Nebuchadrezzar II (604 b.C. – 562 b.C.), Babylon (Iraq). From the Oriental pavilion, Archaeology Museums, Istanbul.

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Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Ischtar-Tor aus Babylon, wilder Stier oder Auerochse, Symbol des Gottes Adad (Ishtar Gate of Babylon, aurochs the symbol of the God Adad)

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Berlin | Spree Athen. Das Ischtar-Tor oder Lions Gate des alten Babylon, die Museumsinsel

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The Ishtar Gate, Ancient Babylon, Iraq

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Built by King Nebuchadnezzar II and named after Babylon’s favourite Goddess, The Ishtar Gate was one of the great architectural achievements of ancient times. One of the City of Babylon’s eight gates, it was uncovered in the early twentieth century and reconstructed here in Berlin.

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Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Ischtar-Tor aus Babylon (Ishtar Gate of Babylon)

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