Ischtar gate: impressing, splendid and meaningful
The Ischtar gate is one of the magnificent buildings of the Babylonian Empire. As a wall's part it is in the north of the capitol Babylon in today's central Iraq. After various construction phases this gate of the king Nebukadnezar II was finalised in its today known form in the 6th century BC. Directly next to the Ischtar gate are the Hanging Gardens, the castle, fortress and summer palace of the king. The Ischtar gate is considered as the most magnificent gate of Babylon, was made out of glazed bricks, consist as a double gate out of two constructions and leads to the great square of the procession's street. The magnificent street guides the way directly in the holy district with its temples and residential buildings for government officials.
The Ischtar gate as a handicraft model
With our cut-out-sheet Ischtar gate you get yourself a photoreal image. Copied is the small city gate with its two towers, the high archway and its balustrade. A clear instruction for construction is part of the delivery.
- six handicraft sheets of high quality out of stable paper
- printed in realistic colours
- measures: 29 x 10 x 18 cm
- from 6+ years
Create and experience history!
Enter into the ancient Babylon! Use the cut-out-sheet Ischtar gate as basis for fascinating impressions!
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