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    The German cultural delegation left Baghdad on the 23rd November 1959, by cars, accompanied by high rank officials of the ministry of Education, and, the cultural attached of the German Embassy in Baghdad, together with Prof.

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    The German cultural delegation left Baghdad on the 23rd November 1959, by cars, accompanied by high rank officials of the ministry of Education, and, the cultural attached of the German Embassy in Baghdad, together with Prof. Dr.Heinrich I.Lenzen the head of the German Archaeological mission operated in Iraq, for the purpose of visiting Babylon the ancient city of Babylonians, its history goes back to thousands years B.C. The city of Babylon is situated at a distance of 90 kilometres of Baghdad. On their arrival there, they inspected the small museum of Babylon in which they saw instruction pictures and maps, the small samples representing the old Babylonian palace.

    Afterwards they moved among Babylon city followed by Prof. Dr.Heinrich I.Lenzen, who was explaining to them the city in details. During their movement among Babylon city they came across Babylonian Lion which was made out of asphalt and some other kind of hard stones. Later they moved to OSHTAR TEMPLE whereby they have the chance to see the classical decorations on its high walls which are still in existence and marvellous.

    On conclusion of their visit they have a relax, taking some beverages and took their way back to Baghdad.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6BLPIKOVF06E8132DCJGKJRVQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BLPIKOVF06E8132DCJGKJRVQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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