ISBN-10:
1108016766
ISBN-13:
9781108016766
Pub. Date:
08/31/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon (2 Volume Paperback Set): With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: Being the Result of a Second Expedition Undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum

Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon (2 Volume Paperback Set): With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: Being the Result of a Second Expedition Undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum

by Austen Henry Layard

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ISBN-13: 9781108016766
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2010
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology Series
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.81(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Preface; 1. The trustees of the British Museum resume excavations at Nineveh; 2. The Lake of Wan; 3. Reception by the Yezidis; 4. State of the excavations on my return to Mosul; 5. Renewal of excavations at Kouyunjik; 6. Discovery of grand entrance to the Palace of Kouyunjik; 7. Road opened for removal of Winged Lions; 8. Contents of newly-discovered chamber; 9. Visit to the Winged Lions by night; 10. Visit to Kalah Sherghat prevented; 11. Preparations for a journey to the Khabour; 12. Arban; 13. Residence at Arban; 14. Leave Arban; 15. Departure from the Khabour. Volume 2: 16. Discoveries at Kouyunjik; 17. The summer; 18. Mehemet Pasha; 19. Leave Wan; 20. Discoveries at Kouyunjik during the summer; 21. Preparations for leaving Nineveh; 22. The Chiefs of Hillah; 23. State of the ruins of Babylon; 24. Ruins in Southern Mesopotamia; 25. Preparations for departure; 26. Results of the discoveries to chronology and history.

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