Item description for Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert by Austen Henry Layard...
Layard's second expedition to Nineveh. Layard describes the ancient past and tells of his travels. His narrative became a medium through which the ruins could tell their story. Contains reproduction of over 200 of Layard's own illustrations.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 2.85 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2002
Publisher Gorgias Press LLC
ISBN 1931956502 ISBN13 9781931956505
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More About Austen Henry Layard
Austen Henry Layard, Esq., DCL (1817-1894) was a traveler, archeologist, art historian, author, and politician. He led a series of excavations in the Middle East, primarily in Persia, from 1845 to 1847. His most famous discovery was the Library of Ashurbanipal in 1849. Layard also served as trustee of the British Museum, where many of his excavated relics still reside on display.
Austen Henry Layard was born in 1817 and died in 1894.