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Period:  Neo-Assyrian  Date:  ca. 8th century B.C.  Geography:    Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu, IRAQ)  Culture:   Assyrian  1958, excavated by Sir Max Mallowan on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; ceded to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1959, purchased from British School of Archaeology in Iraq

Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu, IRAQ) Culture: Assyrian excavated by Sir Max Mallowan on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq

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Bone Room Meditations XVI: Illustrations of Archaeology/Archaeology of Illustrations

Plate Vb Human Skull, engraving by William Miller after drawing by W. Miller, published in Engravings of the Skeleton of the Human Body.

Explore underground rivers and ancient ruins at Xcaret archaeological park

Explore underground rivers and ancient ruins at Xcaret archaeological park

Greatest Archaeological Discoveries Of All Time - History Infographic #history

The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries of All Time [Infographic]

Engage with archaeology and geology in Ireland at Caherconnell Stone Fort. Delve into Ireland’s ancient ring forts at Caherconnell Stone Fort today

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

Beautiful uncovered Mosaic from Greece. Zeugma (Turquia) 2000 years old Mosaic from Bri

Mycenae  - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.  From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Mycenae - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is

Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development comes better controlled access and funds for excavation, preservation and restoration. But it also means a lot more visitors. There’s nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. For that sort of exclusive experience, you have to go the extra mile.  Here are ten off-the-beaten-path archaeological sites...

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

There& nothing more satisfying than arriving at an ancient treasure to find few, if any other visitors there. For that sort of exclusive experience, you have to go the extra mile. Here are ten off-the-beaten-path archaeological sites.

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