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Head of a winged figure wearing a diadem.

Persepolis iran sandstone, animals.

Nimrod supervising the building of the Tower of Babel

Cyrus, king of Persia, sees a vine coming from the mouth of his sleeping daughter(?)

Cyrus, king of Persia, orders a temple to be built in Jerusalem

Cyrus, king of Persia, proclaims the end of the Babylonian Captivity and orders a temple to be built in Jerusalem

Antiochus IV Epiphanes is unable to take a Persian city (Elimais, Persepolis)

Tower of Babel and Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Darius is offered the crown of Persia

Cyrus, king of Persia, proclaims the end of the Babylonian Captivity and orders a temple to be built in Jerusalem; the Jews rebuild the walls of Jerusalem

Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzuwayh, the sage, to go to India to procure the Kalilah Wa Dimnah ("Book of Wisdom")]

Persia.

Persia.

Gevel in een rots uitgehouwen te Tschehelminar, Perzië

Perzische Sibille

Perzische sibille

Kaart van het Perzische Rijk

Persia.

Femme persienne

Persarum imperium.

Map of Turky [sic], Arabia and Persia.

Perzische begrafenisrituelen

Voorstellingen van Perzische priester

Perzische tempel en grafmonumenten

Perzische huwelijksplechtigheid en doopceremonie

Landschap met Perzische huizen

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn from the most approved modern maps &c, the whole being regulated by astronl. observations /

Habit of a Persian lady in 1700. Persienne.

Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien /

Zoroastrianism from "[Indian Antiquities: or, Dissertations relative to the ancient geographical divisions, the ... primeval theology, the grand code of civil laws, the original form of government, and the ... literature of Hindostan, compared ... with the religion, laws, government and literature of Persia, Egypt and Greece. The whole intended as introductory to ... the History of Hindostan.]"

architecture from "[Indian Antiquities: or, Dissertations relative to the ancient geographical divisions, the ... primeval theology, the grand code of civil laws, the original form of government, and the ... literature of Hindostan, compared ... with the religion, laws, government and literature of Persia, Egypt and Greece. The whole intended as introductory to ... the History of Hindostan.]"

Map of Persia and adjacent countries, for Sir John Malcolm's History of Persia /

Persia from "Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars in the years 1712, 13, 14 & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador (Tu-li-Shin) and published by the Emperor's authority at Pekin. Translated from the Chinese, and accompanied by an appendix of miscellaneous translations by Sir G. T. Staunton"

Persia from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

ship from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Muscat from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Isfahan from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Shiraz from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Isfahan from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Zoroastrian from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Persepolis from "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]"

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]]

Winged figure ; Nisroch or the eagle headed divinity.

Head of a eunuch.

A battle in a forest. [Quyunjik]

Triumphal return of Assyrian warriors from battle.

Spoil of a captured city : eunuchs taking count. (From the centre ruins, Nimroud [Calah])

Two winged figures wearing the horned cap.

The king before the walls of a besieged city.

The seige of a castle.

A. Idols and captives from a conquered Nation [Calah]; B. Fisherman in a lake. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

Warriors ascending a mountain to a besieged city. [Quyunjik]

Painted ornaments from Nimroud [Calah].

The king receiving prisoners.

Ornaments [on the robe of a King]: 1. Lion contending with two wild bulls ; 2. Gazelle between two griffins ; 3. Lappet of a king's tiara.

Burning and sack of a city (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

Warriors in armour fighting in chariots.

Ornaments [on the robes of a eunuch].

Winged figure holding a branch; A king in his robes.

A. Two kings kneeling beneath the emblem of the deity ; B. A castle on the banks of a river.

The king in the chariot before a besieged city.

King crossing a river.

Assyrian warriors in battle.

Pottery &c.

Fugitives crossing a river to a castle.

Ground plan of Nimroud [Calah].

Siege of the city. Warriors cutting down palm trees. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

Sheep and goats taken from a conquered nation. (From the centre ruins, Nimroud [Calah])

[Title page] The monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot. By Austen Henry Layard, Esq., D.C.L. Illustrated in one hundred plates.

Small objects in copper. [Chiefly from Nimroud [Calah]].

King hunting the lion (from Nimroud) [Calah].

Dedication To His Excellency the right honorable Sir Stratford Canning, G.C.B. Her Mejesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Sublime Porte, to whom the Nation is indebted for the Assyrian remains in the British Museum …

Warriors fighting in chariots.

The king before a besieged castle -- the battering-ram making a breach in the walls.

Painted ornaments from Nimroud [Calah].

A city taken by assault - Prisoners driven away. [Quyunjik]

Female captives brought to the conquerrors. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik].

A female prisoner and camels - part of the spoil. [Continuation of the preceding subject]

A winged human-headed bull. (Nimroud) [Calah].

Embroidery on the upper part of the robe of a king.

The fore-parts of two human-headed lions with human arms.

Prisoners brought before the king.

The king standing over the prostrate bull.

Hall in Assyrian palace, restored.

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]]

Ornaments on the robes of figures. (Nimroud) [Calah]

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]].

King seated on his throne, within the walls of a captured city, including three houses and seven tents. [Quyunjik]

Obelisk - first side.

Obelisk - fourth side.

Obelisk - third side.

Assyrian warriors on horseback.

Enemies of the Assyrians taking refuge in ships. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

Objects in stone and baked clay.

Glazed pottery from the tombs above the central Edifice, Nimroud [Calah].

The king seated on his throne attended by eunuchs and winged figures.

Assyrian horsemen pursuing an enemy.