The Assyrians of Nimrud and Nineveh: Lost But Not Forgotten | University of Oxford

The Assyrians of Nimrud and Nineveh: Lost But Not Forgotten

Speaker
Linda Farrar, archaeologist and lecturer
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£9 / £8 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Many major cities of the ancient Assyrians in modern day Iraq have been damaged or destroyed. This talk revisits the discovery of these cities and artefacts and investigates what we can reconstruct in order to gain an insight into the original splendour of Assyria.