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The Ishtar Gate of BabylonThis image is of the Ishtar Gate of Babylon was built by the Babylonian King,Nebuchadnezzar II, in the time period of 575 BCE, a Neo- Babylonian era. It was theeighth gate of the inner city of Babylon, Iraq. As seen on the gate and the designing, itrepresents the dedication and compliance of traditions and royalty. The Babylonianswanted this art piece to represent their history and lineage. It is made with multipledifferent materials. The front of the gate is of lapis lazuli glazed bricks. It also has yellowand brown bricks that form dragons, bulls, and lions, which alternate. The dragons,bulls, and lions on the gate represent the gods Marduk, Adad, and, Ishtar. Ishtar was the
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Term
Fall
Professor
Bisquerra
Tags
Mesopotamia, Babylonia, History of Iraq, ishtar gate

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