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Babylon, Iraq  Babylon was an Akkadian city-state (founded in 1867 BC by an Amorite dynasty) of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are found in present-day Al Hillah, Babylon Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 mi) south of Baghdad. All that remains of the original ancient famed city of Babylon today is a mound, or tell, of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Babylon, Iraq Babylon was an Akkadian city-state (founded in 1867 BC by an Amorite dynasty) of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are found in present-day Al Hillah, Babylon Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 mi) south of Baghdad. All that remains of the original ancient famed city of Babylon today is a mound, or tell, of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Ur took the lead in 2100 BC with 100,000 citizens

The 16 Greatest Cities In Human History

Ur took the lead in 2100 BC with 100,000 citizens

ondergrondse stad

ondergrondse stad

Solomon's pool found in ruins. God gave us the measurement of Pi long before man did. ~   1Ki 7:23 KJV - And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, and his height was five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.:

Solomon's pool found in ruins. God gave us the measurement of Pi long before man did. ~ 1Ki 7:23 KJV - And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, and his height was five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.:

Egypt tomb Pthames Chief Steward Ptah temple 1200 BC

Egypt tomb Pthames Chief Steward Ptah temple 1200 BC

Babylon,  (Irak) - Some 90 kilometres south of modern Bagdhad lies the ruins of ancient Babylon, the original name of which, bab-ili, may be translated as the Gate of the Gods. - http://www.oddee.com/item_96671.aspx

12 of the World's Most Fascinating Ruins

Babylon, (Irak) - Some 90 kilometres south of modern Bagdhad lies the ruins of ancient Babylon, the original name of which, bab-ili, may be translated as the Gate of the Gods. - http://www.oddee.com/item_96671.aspx

de hangende tuinen van babylon

de hangende tuinen van babylon

The Longyou Caves were only discovered late in the 20th century. At least 24 caves have been discovered so far. All of which were carved by hand. Although the overall excavation involved almost a million cubic metres of stone, there is no historical record of them or evidence of the work. Their origin is a complete mystery. At present there is no explanation for their existence. They represent one of the largest underground excavations of ancient times.:

The Longyou Caves were only discovered late in the 20th century. At least 24 caves have been discovered so far. All of which were carved by hand. Although the overall excavation involved almost a million cubic metres of stone, there is no historical record of them or evidence of the work. Their origin is a complete mystery. At present there is no explanation for their existence. They represent one of the largest underground excavations of ancient times.:

Archeologen hebben nabij de Irakese stad Ur een stuk ebbenhout uit India en 28 kleitabletten gevonden. Volgens de onderzoekers het bewijs van ’s werelds eerste langeafstandshandel.

Archeologen hebben nabij de Irakese stad Ur een stuk ebbenhout uit India en 28 kleitabletten gevonden. Volgens de onderzoekers het bewijs van ’s werelds eerste langeafstandshandel.

The sunken ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion was submerged by the sea and sands 1200 years ago. Archeologists are now preparing to show some of the objects recovered. --- French marine archaeologist Frank Goddio explains text on the stele of Heracleion on a barge in an Alexandrian naval base

Sunken city gives up its treasure: Ancient Egyptian metropolis lost for 1,200 years below Mediterranean sea set to go on display

The sunken ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion was submerged by the sea and sands 1200 years ago. Archeologists are now preparing to show some of the objects recovered. --- French marine archaeologist Frank Goddio explains text on the stele of Heracleion on a barge in an Alexandrian naval base

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