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Old June 16th, 2012, 08:28 AM   #241
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Old June 16th, 2012, 08:34 AM   #242
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Has this been posted yet? The first "fictional skyscraper" - The Tower of Babel:


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Fictional ?

There is reason to believe that was part of history, didn't they find some of its remains or something ?
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Old June 16th, 2012, 08:35 AM   #243
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Old June 16th, 2012, 02:01 PM   #244
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Fictional ?

There is reason to believe that was part of history, didn't they find some of its remains or something ?
Yes it was real and it remains can be found near Al Hillah in Iraq: http://maps.google.nl/maps?hl=nl&ll=...04511&t=k&z=18

The only fictional part of the picture is its height. It wasn't so tall.
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Old June 18th, 2012, 07:26 AM   #245
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Yes it was real and it remains can be found near Al Hillah in Iraq: http://maps.google.nl/maps?hl=nl&ll=...04511&t=k&z=18

The only fictional part of the picture is its height. It wasn't so tall.
No one knows what the height was, it wasn't finished anyways. Also, I actually think what you are referring to is Etemenanki, the ziggurat at Babylon. The tower of Babel hasn't been found and technically it could have been atleast 1.3 miles if it was built with bricks, but that sounds a bit crazy, but... who knows. Am I the only one that would do anything to go back and see Babylon ? I can't even imagine what it must have looked like....
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Old June 19th, 2012, 05:13 AM   #247
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Old June 19th, 2012, 07:00 AM   #248
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Old June 22nd, 2012, 05:19 PM   #251
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Old June 24th, 2012, 10:57 PM   #252
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these towers are great, i just dont get why we keep hiring bad architects with no magination to draw boxes like the 435st tower in ny or somthing ...
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There are way more futuristic looking buildings under construction/approved now than there are box buildings...
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Old July 6th, 2012, 08:46 AM   #254
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Old July 7th, 2012, 06:32 PM   #256
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The artwork for this cartoon looks impressive...

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great new additions to this thread... the eifel tower is fantastic funny
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Old July 8th, 2012, 12:37 AM   #258
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