The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon
An Elusive World Wonder TracedBook - 2013
"Identifies and locates one of the Ancient World wonders -- New description of a very early garden and the technology behind its water supply -- Identifies the early occurrence of the "Water-raising Screw" -- Links Assyrian texts and sculpture to later classical sources and explains legends surrounding the characters of Semiramis and Nebuchadnezzar -- Reassesses specific sculpture in the British Museum." --Publisher.
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xviii, 279 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Hanging Garden of Babylon