Nebuchadnezzar - Lion
The Nebuchadnezzar - Lion tapestry is based on a fragment detail of the magnificent buildings of ancient Babylon, the Ishtar Gate and the Processional way. The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city. Dedicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar, the Gate was constructed of blue glazed tiles with alternating rows of dragons and aurochs. The roof and doors of the gate were of cedar, according to the dedication plaque. Through the gate ran the Processional Way which was lined with walls covered in lions on glazed bricks (about 120 of them).Statues of the deities were paraded through the gate and down the Processional Way each year during the New Year's celebration. Originally the gate, being part of the Walls of Babylon, was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World until, in the 6th century AD, it was replaced with the Lighthouse of Alexandria. This Belgian wall tapestry is lined and has a tunnel for ease of hanging.
- Product Code: s266
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- Material: 79% cotton, 8% polyester, 6% wool, 6% acrylic Belgia tapestry.
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Standard: 4-8 weeks
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