604-562 BC

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Year: 604 BC

Type: Unknown

Typical use: Agriculture

The "Hanging Gardens of Babylon," one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, were created under King Nebuchadnezzar in Mesopotamia.

What is lost to history is how the gardens were watered although it is known they were irrigated.
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