“Among the many culinary treats Italy has given the world is gelato, a frozen dessert with roots in ancient Mesopotamia. Gelato lovers from all over the world are flocking to a university outside Bologna, Italy, to master the art of gelato-making. Here’s a free lesson: Don’t call it ice cream.”
December 14, 1994
Reconstuction model of Ishtar Gate, Babylon.
Hanging Gardens of Babylon art.
Someone in Paris made a Sumerian font and you can use it for free and it’s awesome.
“ ‘Here, Gilgamesh, is the Immortality You Have Sought…the City You Built’ ” for The Last Quest of Gilgamesh (Montreal: Tundra, 1995).
Original art purchased with the assistance of the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation.
King Tiglatpileser III in a segment cut from one of the stone panels decorating his Central Palace at Kalhu. British Museum.
Babylon in a 1932 excavation.