Make Way for the Powerful Assyrian Kings: The History of the Message-Laden Balawat Gates | Ancient Origins


Over the years, researchers uncovered some remarkable Assyrian gates which led to different areas in the ancient city of Imgur-Enlil, now called Balawat, in Iraq. The huge gates were built during the times of the powerful Assyrian kings Ashurnasirpal II and Shalmaneser III.

Source: Make Way for the Powerful Assyrian Kings: The History of the Message-Laden Balawat Gates | Ancient Origins

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