Maintenance of the Ishtar Temple

Post by Mohamed.

Editor’s note: One of our Conservation students sent back pictures of work going on at Babylon.

The Ishtar Temple at Babylon.

The Ishtar Temple at Babylon.

Large crack in the wall of the Ishtar Temple.

Large crack in the wall of the Ishtar Temple.

Supporting the exterior wall from the right side of the temple with big shoring and scaffoldings to prevent the wall from falling down.  Also putting an indicator to monitor the crack monthly.

Shoring to stabilize the crack in the Ishtar Temple.

Shoring to stabilize the crack in the Ishtar Temple.

Another view of the shoring.

Another view of the shoring.

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