ziggurats

We have found lemma(root) word of ziggurats : ziggurat.

Definitions


[ˈzɪɡʊrat], (Noun)

Definitions:
- (in ancient Mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple. Ziggurats are first attested in the late 3rd millennium BC and probably inspired the biblical story of the Tower of Babel (Gen. 11:1–9).


Phrases:

Origin:
from Akkadian ziqqurratu




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