Author:Austen Henry Layard

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Sir Austen Henry Layard

GCB, PC; British traveller, archaeologist, cuneiformist, art historian, draughtsman, collector, author, politician and diplomat, best known as the excavator of Nimrud

Sir Austen Henry Layard


  • Nineveh and its remains, in two volumes (1849)
  • The Monuments of Nineveh, in two volumes (1849 and 1853)
  • A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh, abridged version of Nineveh and its remains, (1852)
  • Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon (1853)
  • The Ninevah Court in the Crystal Palace (1854)
  • The Madonna and saints painted in fresco by Ottaviano Nelli, in the church of S. Maria Nuova at Gubbio (1857)
  • Nineveh and Babylon A narrative of a second expedition to Assyria, during the years 1849, 1850, and 1851, abridged version of Nineveh and Babylon (1867)
  • Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana, and Babylonia, in two volumes (1887)
  • Autobiography and Letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid, in two volumes, edited by William N. Bruce (1903)

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