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Vertical gardens aren’t new. In fact, they’re an ancient concept with examples in architectural history reaching the Babylonians.  One of the seven wonders of the ancient world includes the famous Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

Seven Wonders of the World ~ Babylon Hanging Gardens. There are so many depictions of what it once was, but I wish I could have seen it for myself.

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

Beautiful uncovered Mosaic from Greece. Zeugma (Turquia) 2000 years old Mosaic from Bri

Maquette proposant une reconstitution de la ziggurat de Babylone, Pergamon Museum.

Etemenanki — Model proposing a reconstruction of the Etemenanki ziggurat of Babylon, Pergamon Museum.

Anyone interested in ancient history has undoubtedly seen a number of prehistoric ruins that were once part of magnificent ancient monuments, cities and sacred sites. Today, these ruins are all that is left of buildings raised by powerful and great ancient civilizations that no longer exist. Have you ever wondered what these ancient places looked like when they existed? In this top list we examine 10 magnificent, ancient reconstructions of monuments, cities and other stunning ancient and…

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Babylonian Kudurru, land grant, 16th BCE, Mesopotamia. Kudurru was a type of stone document used as boundary stones and as records of land grants to vassals by the Kassites in ancient Babylonia between the 16th and 12th centuries BCE.The word is Akkadian for "frontier" or "boundary"  Marduk-nadin-ahhe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kudurru was a type of stone document used as boundary stones and as records of land grants to vassals by the Kassites in ancient Babylonia between the to centuries BC.

Puerta de Ishtar. Museo de Pérgamo. Berlín.

Tiles Pattern of Babylon's The Ishtar Gate inside The Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum), Berlin, Germany - 6 Feb The museum is visited by approximately people every year.

A previously unreadable fragment of the Dead Sea Scrolls photographed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA in the early 1990s using digital infrared technology. The fragment, translated into English, reads "he wrote the words of Noah."

A previously unreadable fragment of the Dead Sea Scrolls photographed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA in the early using digital infrared technology. The fragment, translated into English, reads "he wrote the words of Noah.

Thick Lapis Lazuli beveled to hold the white limestone which forms the eye’s sclera which is drilled to receive the black stone pupil.

Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C.  Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the…

Baalbek is a town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon situated east of the Litani…

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