The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

The Pergamon Museum

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The Pergamon Museum is located on the “Museum Island” in Berlin, Germany. The museum is famous for housing large monumental historic Babylonian, Greek and Roman buildings such as the Ishtar Gate of Babylon, the Pergamon Altar,  and the Market Gate of Miletus reconstructed from the ruins found in the modern-day regions of the Middle East and Turkey.

The Masterpieces of The Pergamon Museum include:

Further information about The Pergamon Museum is available via the following links:

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