Vestiges of Assyria, sheet 2d shewing the positions and plans of the ancient cities of Nimrud and Selamiyah from the trigonometrical survey made by order of the Governement of India published [London] by J Walker

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Scope and Content

Vestiges of Assyria, sheet 2d shewing the positions and plans of the ancient cities of Nimrud and Selamiyeh, the former identical with the Aaqibba of Xenophon perhaps the Calab of Genesis and the [cuneiform inscriptions] of the cuneiform inscriptions, from the trigonometrical survey made in the spring of 1852 at the command of the Government of India ...Scale [1:12,250]Signed: "True copy of the original, Felix Jones. … Baghdad, 15th July 1852."

Administrative / Biographical History

"Felix Jones, Commander Indian Navy and Surveyor in Mesopotamia, aided in the field operations by J.M. Hyslop, Esqr., M.D. Medl. Staff, Bombay Army, &, Austen Henry Layard Esq : D.C.L;M.P."

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Royal Geographical Society, London, whose acquisition mark is stamped 14 Nov [18]88

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Coloured; map 124x70cm.

Conditions Governing Use

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