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The Excavations in Assyria and Babylonia / H. V. Hilprecht.

Hilprecht, H. V., (author.).
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Subject: Bible > Antiquities.
Assyria > Antiquities.
Babylonia > Antiquities.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781512816891
  • ISBN: 1512816892
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : 124 illus.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1904]

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Formatted Contents Note: Frontmatter -- Preface -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Index to Scripture Quotations -- The Resurrection of Assyria and Babylonia -- I. The Rediscovery of Nineveh and Babylon -- II. Exploring and Surveying in the Nineteenth Century -- III. Excavations at the Principal Sites of Assyria and Babylonia -- 1. The Discovery of Assyrian Palaces -- 2. First Successful Attempts in Babylonia -- 3. Temporary Revival of Public Interest in Assyrian Excavations -- 4. Methodical Excavations in Babylonia -- French Excavations at Tello, under De Sarzec -- English Excavations, under Rassam, at Babylon, El-Birs and Abû Habba -- German Excavations at Surghul and El-Hibba, under Moritz and Koldewey -- American Excavations at Nuffar under Peters Hilprecht and Haynes -- Turkish Gleanings at Abû Habba, under Scheil and Bedry Bey, -- Maps
Language Note: In English.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 21. Nov 2017).
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