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The secret of the royal mounds

Henry Layard and the first cities of Assyria

by Cynthia Jameson

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817-1894- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817-1894.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Archaeologists -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Archaeologists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Archaeologists.,
    • Iraq -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Iraq -- Antiquities.

    • About the Edition

      Relates the career of the archaeologist who uncovered the ruins of the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh and who is credited with making archaeology a science.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [63]

      StatementCynthia Jameson ; illustrated by Pat Cummings.
      ContributionsCummings, Pat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS70.88.L3 J35 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62, [2] p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4736779M
      ISBN 100698307100
      LC Control Number78026903

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      The Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala, Ancient Pagan Site of Sweden The 11th century writer and historian, Adam of Bremen described Gamla Uppsala (meaning ‘Old Uppsala’) in Sweden as a pagan site where a temple dedicated to Thor, Odin and Freyr stood.   Gyeongju was not only the political capital of the Silla kingdom but it was also its religious centre. Temples like the sprawling 8th-century CE Bulguksa complex, known as the ' Temple of the Buddha Land,' the Seokguram Grotto containing a huge statue of the Buddha, the Hwangnyong ('Temple of the Imperial Dragon').

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