Mémoire sur l'écriture cunéiforme assyrienne /
The son of an Italian historian, Paul-Émile Botta (1802-70) served France as a diplomat and archaeologist. While posted as consul to Mosul in Ottoman Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq), he excavated several sites, becoming in 1843 the first archaeologist to uncover an Assyrian palace at Khorsabad, where...
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