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Nebuchadnezzar Lion Of Babylon Ishtar Gate

Nebuchadnezzar Lion Of Babylon Ishtar Gate

The Processional Way in Babylon, which passed through the Ishtar Gate, was a significant pathway adorned with walls covered in glazed bricks depicting lions. This architectural marvel held great importance in the ancient city, serving as a grand entrance to ceremonial processions and symbolizing the power and grandeur of Babylonian civilization. The lions depicted on the glazed bricks were rendered in a stylized manner, showcasing their majestic presence and strength. They were depicted in a walking or standing position, their bodies portrayed in profile view, and their heads turned to face the viewer. The use of glazed bricks allowed for a range of colors and details, with the lions' bodies often featuring a combination of shades, such as browns, oranges, and yellows, to create a lifelike appearance.

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Nebuchadnezzar Lion Of Babylon Ishtar Gate
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