The secret of the royal mounds

Henry Layard and the first cities of Assyria by Cynthia Jameson

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York

Written in English
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  • Iraq,
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  • 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 secret of the royal mounds by Cynthia Jameson,Coward, McCann & Geoghegan edition, in EnglishPages: 'What are these ancient mounds?' Layard wondered.

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Wyrick. Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden. The Royal mounds (Kungshögarna) is the name for the three large barrows which are located in Gamla (Old) Uppsala.

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The secret of the royal mounds: Henry Layard and the first cities of Assyria. [Cynthia Jameson; Pat Cummings] -- 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.

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The Royal Mounds of A’ali in Bahrain has long been shrouded in mystery and suspected to be the final resting place of the Bronze Age kings of Dilmun. Puzzled by their great size explorers and professional archaeologists have for hundreds of years attempted to penetrate their interior and wrestle secrets and treasures from the tombs.

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The building beyond the mounds is the church and to its right is the low Ting-mound and then Gamla Uppsala museum. A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves. Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds or kurgans, and may be found throughout much of the world.A cairn, which is a mound of stones built for various purposes, may also originally have been a tumulus.

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