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Andrys Basten | all galleries >> TURKEY Photos - Anatolia, 2004, with Canon Elph >> Photos: Istanbul Archaeological Museums: Alexander the Great > Glazed-brick tile mosaic of Persian bull, from Babylon's Ishtar Gate
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23-OCT-2004 Andrys Basten

Glazed-brick tile mosaic of Persian bull, from Babylon's Ishtar Gate

Now at the Nat'l Archaeological Museums, this is from Babylon's main entrance, from the reign of
Nebuchadnezzar II (605 - 562 BC).  Part of a hallway with lions on one side, bulls and
mythical beasts on the other, this was my favorite.  Hooves outside brick are a nice touch.

Canon PowerShot S400
1/8s f/3.5 at 12.9mm hide exif
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Date/Time23-Oct-2004 02:36:27
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Focal Length12.9 mm
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Andrys Basten21-Nov-2011 08:02
It IS a beautiful piece !
Guest 21-Nov-2011 04:02
Guest 14-Jan-2010 22:52
this is great i am in 6th grade and this is the perfect image for my report awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest 15-Apr-2009 17:55
Hmmmm.......... I wonder.....
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