"The collapse of the Tower of Babel" by Cornelisz Anthonisz, Etching, 1547
Was the city state of Babylon in ancient Mesopotamia really a den of iniquity or was it in fact the world's first city of learning? Berlin is currently showing a comprehensive exhibition that dispels the myths about Babel and tells the truth about the ancient city of Babylon. Ariana Mirza reports.
Read the article; Qantara.de
"Babylon – Myth and Truth"
The exhibition is organised by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Musée du Louvre and the Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, and the British Museum