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Layard_Assyria to illustrate this very subtle analysis of heritage and colonial attitudes.  It is insightful into the power of the politics of heritage.

The ruined ruins of Ninevah

Layard_Assyria to illustrate this very subtle analysis of heritage and colonial attitudes. It is insightful into the power of the politics of heritage.

Image Title: Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik). Published Date: 1859 Specific Material Type: Prints Item Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 11 x 15 cm. (4 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.) Original Source: From Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon : with travels in Armenia Kurdistan, and the desert . . . (New York : Harper, 1859) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.

Image Title: Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik). Published Date: 1859 Specific Material Type: Prints Item Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 11 x 15 cm. (4 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.) Original Source: From Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon : with travels in Armenia Kurdistan, and the desert . . . (New York : Harper, 1859) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.

Biblical city first probed by Lawrence of Arabia excavated in war-torn Syria | Fox News

Biblical city first probed by Lawrence of Arabia excavated in war-torn Syria

Biblical city first probed by Lawrence of Arabia excavated in war-torn Syria | Fox News

Royal Tombs of Ur -- BC From 1922 to an archaeologist named C. Leonard Woolley excavated the site of the ancient Sumerian city of Ur.

In Tel Esqof, Nineveh The cross of this church is being put back on :-) More to come.... #Iraq

In Tel Esqof, Nineveh The cross of this church is being put back on :-) More to come.... #Iraq

Gustafson at OsebergThe dig  In August 1903, a farmer at Oseberg, 43 miles from Oslo on the margins of the Oslo Fjord, brought some timber remains he had found on his land into the University Museum. They had been unearthed from a 6m-high mound in the middle of a grassy plain.

Gustafson at OsebergThe dig In August 1903, a farmer at Oseberg, 43 miles from Oslo on the margins of the Oslo Fjord, brought some timber remains he had found on his land into the University Museum. They had been unearthed from a 6m-high mound in the middle of a grassy plain.

Layard's discoveries at Nimoroud. From The Illustrated London Magazine, 1855

Layard's discoveries at Nimoroud. From The Illustrated London Magazine, 1855

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