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Mesopotamian river
Tigris
Near Eastern goddess of love and fertility
Ishtar
Persian capital city
Persepolis
Assyrian king
Ashurnasirpal
Sasanian capital
Cresiphon
Sumerian inlaid panel
Standard of Ur
multitiered structure thought to have served as a temple platform
ziggurat
site of Assyrian Palace of Sargon II
Khorsabad
Persian royal audience hall
apadana
ruler who codified Babylonian laws
stele
Sumerian hero who struggled with a lion
Gilgamesh
governor of Lagash
Gudea
Akkadian ruler
Naram-Sin
stone monument with relief carving
Hammurabi
Babylonian monument that uses the arch and glazed tiles
Ishtar Gate
arched wall decoration having no actual openings
blind arcade
winged, human-headed bull
lamassu
site of ziggurat
Ur
Sasanian king
Shapur I
wedge-shaped signs as writing
cuneiform