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Tower of Babel

A ziggurat (temple) dedicated to the god Marduk.


Ceramic glazing that is applied to bricks using heat.


A skilled manual worker.


Make fit for domestic use or life.


Sea-faring people renowned for their glassware.


Around 900 BCE, these people rose to power in Mesopotamia.


Persian capital famous for its elaborate palaces, monuments, and temples.


Ancient city that reached its peak under King Nebuchadnezzar.

Ishtar Gate

Most famous surviving architectural feature within the ancient city of Babylon.


Conquered Babylon in 539 BCE; famous for their elaborate palaces.

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