Prehistoric Assyria the excavations at Tall Arpa_chiyah, 1933 by M. E. L. Mallowan

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Statementby M.E.L. Mallowan abd J. Cruikshank Rose.
ContributionsRose, John Cruikshank.
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Paginationxv,178p. :
Number of Pages178
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Little is known of Tiglath-pileser's direct successors, and it is with Ashurnasirpal II ( BCE) that our knowledge of Assyrian history continues. The empire of Assyria was again extended in all directions, and the palaces, temples, and other buildings raised by Ashurnasirpal II bear witness to a considerable development of wealth and : Jan Van Der Crabben.

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