As you are sitting in Time Machine 7, you hear the speakers announce,
“The time machine will be shortly departing.”
Five minutes later you are standing in front of the entrance to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Before you is a gigantic wall, with a gate that leads into the gardens. The wall is painted blue with pictures of dragons on it. This is the entrance, called the Ishtar Gate.
There are a few shops in front of the gate as well as shoppers and workers. The Babylonians look up and greet you, then continue their long day of labor.
Ms. Bamboo ventures away from you and she slowly makes her way through the Ishtar Gate. She beckons you to follow her.
Author: Scarre, Chris
Title: Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World
Place of publication: London, England
Publishing company: Thames & Hudson
Copyright date: © 1999
Author: Ash, Russell
Title: Great Wonders of the World
Place of publication: New York
Publishing company: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc.
Copyright date: © 2000
Author: Perrottet, Tony
Date of publication: June 2004
Title of article: Journey to the Seven Wonders
Title of periodical: Smithsonian
Date retrieved: 2/8/08
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