Friday, 13 March 2009
Babylon Myth and Reality - Installation View of One Room
Myth and Reality
British Museum, London
View of the British Museum's exhibition showing glazed brick reliefs of lions and a model of ancient Babylon. For 2,000 years the myth of Babylon has haunted the European imagination and inspired artists, writers and philosophers. The exhibition at the British Museum in London explores the Babylon of our imaginations alongside artefacts from ancient Mesopotamia to build up a picture of one of the greatest cities of antiquity.