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12/12/2019 06:00 PM ISAW Lecture Hall
Ishtar Gate Lion, Babylon, Iraq

Persian Glazed Architecture in Babylon and Beyond: New Discoveries and Interpretations

Exhibitions Panel Discussion

Alexander Nagel

This conversation will introduce new discoveries and recent research related to the production technologies around the facades highlighting our current understanding of production organization and process, iconography and legacy of the grand and fascinating glazed architectures of the ancient world. *Please note Registration will open on November 12th.
12/13/2019 06:00 PM ISAW Galleries
Reconstructed panel of bricks with a striding lion Neo-Babylonian Period; Processional Way, El-Kasr Mound, Babylon, Iraq; CC0 1.0 Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday Evening Exhibition Tour

Yukina Zhang

Part of our Free Friday Evening Exhibition tour series. Join us in the galleries for an in-depth discussion of the exhibition A Wonder to Behold: Craftsmanship and the Creation of Babylon’s Ishtar Gate. In this tour, participants will engage in a guided conversation exploring the specific history, iconography, and transformative power of ancient Near Eastern craftsmanship as it relates to the creation of Babylon's Ishtar Gate and Processional Way.
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