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Head of a winged figure wearing a diadem.

A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fârisî, enter a fire temple administered by three priest, and learn that the sacred flame has been waning.

Persia.

Persia.

Persia.

Femme persienne

A chart of the coast of Arabia, the Red Sea & Persian Gulf.

Habit of a Persian lady in 1700. Persienne.

Habit of a Persian lady in 1568. Dame Persanne.

Habit of a Persian gentleman in 1700. Persien.

Tulipa variegata Persica = Tulipano Persiano = Tulipe. [Persian tulip]

Cyclamen, Aprile florens, folio magno, angulato, amoena viriditate, et albedine picto, inferne violaceo, floribus parvis roseis, radice maxima = Pan Poreigo e Artanita = Pain de Pourceau. [Round-leaved Cyclamen, Round-leaved Sowebread, Alpine Violet, Persian Violet]

A Persian wheel, used in raising water from the Nile.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.

King crossing a river.

The king in the chariot before a besieged city.

Pottery &c.

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

Two winged figures wearing the horned cap.

Winged figure ; Nisroch or the eagle headed divinity.

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

Head of a eunuch.

Painted ornaments from Nimroud [Calah].

The king receiving prisoners.

Warriors in armour fighting in chariots.

The king before the walls of a besieged city.

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

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

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

Ornaments [on the robes of a eunuch].

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

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.

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

The seige of a castle.

Assyrian warriors in battle.

Triumphal return of Assyrian warriors from battle.

A battle in a forest. [Quyunjik]

[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.

Obelisk - third side.

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

Painted ornaments from Nimroud [Calah].

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

Obelisk - first side.

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

Hall in Assyrian palace, restored.

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

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

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

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

Fugitives crossing a river to a castle.

The king standing over the prostrate bull.

Prisoners brought before the king.

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

Ground plan of Nimroud [Calah].

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

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

A winged human-headed bull. (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 …

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

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

Obelisk - fourth side.

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

Warriors fighting in chariots.

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

Painted bricks from the N.-W. Palace. ( Nimroud) [Calah].

Obelisk - second side.

Siege of a triple walled city (Nimroud) [Calah].

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

Objects in stone and baked clay.

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

Assyrian warriors on horseback.

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

Triumphal return of the king from battle.

Assyrian horsemen pursuing an enemy.

King seated on his throne within a castle ; Assault of a castle.

The king hunting the wild bull.

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

Assyrian horseman pursuing a man on a camel. (From the centre ruins, Nimroud [Calah])

The interior of a castle (a ground plan) and pavilion or tent.

The siege of a city.

The king returning from battle. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

A lion hunt.

Two winged figures. (Nimroud) [Calah].

Procession of the gods.

Ornaments from dresses [of winged figures, of king].

Warriors pursuing a wild bull.

The assault and sack of a city. [Quyunjik]

Ornaments and arms (from the North-West Palace, Nimroud) [Northwest Palace, Calah].

Two archers and a shield bearer.