Austen Henry Layard

Austen Henry Layard

The Rt Hon Sir Austen Henry Layard GCB was an English traveller, archaeologist, cuneiformist, art historian, draughtsman, collector, author, politician and diplomat, best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Niniveh, where he uncovered in 1851 the library of Ashurbanipal.

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