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an ancient Mesopotamian temple tower consisting of a lofty pyramidal structure built in successive stages with outside staircases and a shrine at the top
ziggurat
a system of writing used by the people of ancient Middle Eatsern civilizations; (the marks or letters are shaped like wedges)
cuneiform
the science of the heavenly bodies and of their sizes, motions, and composition
astronomy
the study of the supposed influences of the stars on human affairs by their positions in relation to each other
astrology
a self-governing state consisting of a city and surrounding territory
city-state
a person who is learning a trade or art by experience under a skilled worker
apprentice
an Asian wild ass
onager
to bring (as goods) into a country usually for selling
import
a piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure including the human head and neck
bust
wood for use in making something
timber