The Discovery and Destruction of Nimrud | University of Oxford

The Discovery and Destruction of Nimrud

Dr Paul Collins, Ashmolean Museum
14:00 - 15:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
£5 / £4 concessions
Yes
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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.