Mesopotamian Archaeology: An Introduction to the Archaeology of Babylonia and Assyria
Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1912 - Assyria - 423 pages
An introduction to the archaeology of Babylonia and Assyria. With maps and illustrations in black and white and color.
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already ancient animals appear arch arms artistic Ashur Assyrian Babylon Babylonian bas-reliefs bearing belonging body bricks British Museum bronze brought building built bull carried character clay coloured columns consisting contained course covered cuneiform cylinder cylinder-seals decorated discovered discovery dynasty earlier earliest early evidence example excavations face fact famous feet figures four fragments frequently further gods Gudea half hand head holds important inches inscribed inscription interesting kind king known Lagash land later Layard light lion lower material means measuring mentioned Mesopotamia mound Narām-Sin natural Nimrūd Nippur objects origin palace period Persian preserved probably regard reign relief remains represented rooms round royal ruins sculpture seal seated seems seen shape side sometimes standing statue stone Sumerian tablets temple tion various vase walls whole winged