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Scroll through these images to see documentation of Babylon and its surroundings across more than a century of exploration.

Scroll through these images to see documentation of Babylon and its surroundings across more than a century of exploration.

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Photograph of Babylon by Lewis Callaghan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Callaghan, 1989
 
Photograph of Babil
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Wolfe Expedition
Neg. 1373
 
Babylonian Arch, Palace of Nebucadnezzar, so-called Ishtar Door
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Neg. 156
 
Photograph of restored walls in approximately the same position as the walls built by Nebuchadnezzar
Courtesy of Michael Seymour, 2011
 
Dawn over the Euphrates, Babylon, 1900
Watercolor by Walter Andrae
From Bilder eines Ausgräbers: Walter Andrae im Orient 1898-1919 by R. M. Boehmer (Berlin, 1989)
plate 67
 
"Dawn over the Euphrates, Babylon, 1900" by Walter Andrae courtesy of Berlin State Library, Department of Manuscripts, Walter Andrae estate