Recreation of the Etemenanki in Babylon

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Arienne King
by Ancient History Magazine / Karwansaray Publishers
published on 21 January 2020
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The Etemenanki (Sumerian for: "temple of the foundation of heaven and earth") was a massive ziggurat dedicated to Marduk in ancient Babylon. It is unclear when the Etemenanki was originally constructed, and it is sometimes associated with or conflated with the Biblical Tower of Babel.

Courtesy of Ancient History Magazine / Karwansaray Publishers.

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