A representation of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the fabled gardens which possibly adorned the capital of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, built by its greatest king Nebuchadnezzar II (r. 605-562 BCE). A 16th century CE engraving by Dutch artist Martin Heemskerck.
Original image by Martin Heemskerck. Uploaded by Thamis, published on 26 April 2012 under the following license: Public Domain. This item is in the public domain, and can be used, copied, and modified without any restrictions.