Nineveh and Persepolis by W S W Vaux

Nineveh and Persepolis by W S W Vaux

Today’s free book is William S.W. Vaux’s description of the research on Ancient Assyria and Persia up to 1850. This public domain title was digitised using a copy from Terence C. Mitchell’s library using my new overhead scanning equipment. William Sandys Wright Vaux [1876-1941], Nineveh and Persepolis: An Historical Sketch of Ancient Assyria and Persia,…

12 Photographs of Persian Sculptures, mostly from Persepolis

Today’s free book is a collection of 12 photographs of Persian sculptures from the Achaemenid Period, published by the British Museum. This public domain title was digtised from the library of Terence C Mitchell using my new overhead scanning equipment. Photographs of Casts of Persian Sculptures of the Achaemenid Period mostly from Persepolis, Twelve Plates….

Sayce’s Archaeology & the Cuneiform Inscriptions

The following book by noted archaeologist Archibald H. Sayce is now available for free download in PDF: Archibald Henry Sayce [1846-1933], The Archaeology of the Cuneiform Inscriptions, 2nd edn. London: Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1908. Hbk. pp.220. Download Complete book [4.22MB] The book contains many excellent illustrations, which I have made available at various…