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The Ishtar Gate, built by King Nebuchadnezzar was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. The Ishtar Gate is one of the most wonderful exhibits in the famed Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany. The museum houses the world

Built by King Nebuchadnezzar II and named after Babylon’s favourite Goddess, The…

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City Hall Subway Station in New York City, New York. (photo by John-Paul Palescandolo) The City Hall Subway Station opened in October 1904 and was part of the first line of the New York City Subway.

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Babylon.  Ishtar Gate was con-structed of Lapis lazuli w/ alter-nating rows of bas-relief mušhuššu (dragons) & aurochs. The roof & doors were of cedar. It stands: H.47' high & W.100'. It was a double gate; the part that is shown is the smaller, inner gate: the outer gate was too large to fit into the museum rooms & is in storage.

Ishtar Gate, the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. Shown in the Pergamon Museum (Berlin).

The Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, is stunning with its huge roof construction. You must have seen.

The Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, is stunning with its huge roof construction.

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Gazebo antiguo, Inglaterra...

Ancient Gazebo at Hartland Abbey in Hartland, Devon, England. Hartland Abbey is a former abbey and current family home to the Stucley family. It is located in Hartland, Devon. The current owner is Sir Hugh George Copplestone Bampfylde Stucley, Baronet.

Detail from the Ishtar Gate, Babylon, Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany. Built in c575 BC during the reign of Nebuchadrezzar II the Ishtar Gate led into the city of Babylon via the Processional Way, along which statues of the Babylonian gods were paraded during New Year celebrations.

Detail from the Ishtar Gate, Babylon, Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany. Built in BC

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