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Austen Henry Layard

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Assyria: Power and Propaganda

 

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'Designed to Impress and Overwhelm' | A 3,000-year-old Assyrian Relief

 

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Unearthing The Epic: - A Brief History Lesson

Sir Austen Henry Layard was an English traveller, archaeologist, cuneiformist, art historian, draughtsman, collector, politician and diplomat. He is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Nineveh, where he uncovered a large proportion of the Assyrian palace reliefs known, and in 1851 the library of Ashurbanipal.
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