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Ishtar Gate – The eighth gate of Babylon in Berlin
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Ishtar Gate – The eighth gate of Babylon in Berlin

King Nebuchadnezzar II ordered the construction of the gate and dedicated it to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. The gate was constructed in about 575 BC on the north side of the city. The roof and doors of the gate were made of cedar, according to the ded...
Tutankhamun – The intimate original tomb of the famed pharaoh in the Valley of the Kings
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Tutankhamun – The intimate original tomb of the famed pharaoh in the Valley of the Kings

Howard Carter discovered it underneath the remains of workmen's huts built during the Ramesside Period. Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered by English Egyptologist and his team in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, in 1922. KV62 is the standard Egyptologi...

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