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Ceramic glazed panel with walking lion from Babylon, Mesopotamia. Neo-Babylonian ca. 604–562 B.C. During the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II (r. 604–562 B.C.), the Neo-Babylonian empire reached its peak. Glazed bricks were used for building. These panels decorated the city's gates and buildings.

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Ceramic glazed panel with walking lion from Babylon, Mesopotamia. Neo-Babylonian ca. 604–562 B.C. During the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II (r. 604–562 B.C.), the Neo-Babylonian empire reached its peak. Glazed bricks were used for building. These panels decorated the city's gates and buildings.