The Discovery and Destruction of Nimrud | University of Oxford

The Discovery and Destruction of Nimrud

Speaker
Dr Paul Collins, Ashmolean Museum
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5 / £4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Excavations at Nimrud in northern Iraq revealed the glories of the ancient Assyrian empire but this rich heritage has recently suffered extensive damage. This talk explores what we have lost but also why we should value what remains.