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

The Assyrians of Nimrud and Nineveh: Lost But Not Forgotten

Linda Farrar, archaeologist and lecturer
14:00 - 16:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
£9 / £8 concessions
Yes
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.