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Tower of Babel - Baruch

Al Hillah Iraq

Construction Dates
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - tower
Architectural Style
 - classical
 - wedding cake
 - masonry
 - earth

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof695 ft

- According to the Bible, in Chapter 11 of Gensis, Verse 6, the tower was built by a united human race in order to make a name for themselves.

- At the height listed in the Third Apocalypse of Baruch the tower would be the tallest structure built in human history until the construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1889.

Drawing by Bergenser
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