The Conquest of Assyria: Excavations in an Antique Land, 1840-1860

  title={The Conquest of Assyria: Excavations in an Antique Land, 1840-1860},
  author={Zainab Bahrani and Mogens Trolle Larsen},
  journal={Journal of the American Oriental Society},
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