It was ruled by a powerful queen
It was located between cities to the south and north.
It was surrounded by massive walls.
It was the site of a great library.
King Spa Des
Busy, wealthy, powerful
Large, beautiful, lawless
Crowded, poor, peaceful
Festive, religious, run-down
Rooftops allowed residents to get closer to the gods.
Rooftops provided a fourth living space.
Rooftops provided a lookout space from which to spot invaders.
Rooftops provided an escape from the trash-filled streets.
The Ishtar Gate.
The Victor’s Gate.
The Procession Gate.
The Lion’s Gate.
The Procession of the Gods.
The Parade of the Saints.
The Festival of Lights.
The Remembrance of Times Past
His code of laws.
They were the place that criminals guilty of violating the Code of Hammurabi were punished.
They were the Babylonian cure for homesickness.
They were built by the Babylonian king, Nebuchadnezzar, for his foreign-born wife.
They were built to resemble a mountain from the land of Medes.