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Unformatted text preview: aurochs (bulls). The dragons and bulls symbolized the gods Marduk and Adad. Purpose/Why Built - Dedicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar; helped to beautify his capital Through the gate was the Processional Way which lead into the heart of the city of Babylon. Sources: *Ancient Babylonia The Ishtar Gate. http://www.bible-history.com/babylonia/BabyloniaThe_Ishtar_Gate.htm *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtar_Gate...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ARTH 100 taught by Professor Huang during the Spring '08 term at SCAD.
- Spring '08