A 2,500-Year-Old Mystery: The Hanging Gardens World Wonder

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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, but we know next to nothing about them—not even what they looked like. All we have are historical accounts that were based on eyewitness accounts; we don’t have any solid archaeological evidence that they even existed. The gardens’ builders, purpose, construction period, destruction period, and even location are all disputed. For example, one account attributes them to King Nebuchadnezzar II, while another says that the legendary Assyrian Queen Semiramis built them. Read full article here

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