Reporting on the heritage stories that are not in the media - yet!
Friday, December 9, 2016
Surviving Inscriptions from Nimrud Revealed
Several surviving inscriptions from Nimrud have been revealed. One inscriptions which ISIL tried (but failed) to destroy tells about how Ashurnasipral II founded a monkey colony at Nimrud "I brought them [the monkeys] to my land Aššur. I bred herds of them in great numbers in Calah [and] displayed [them] to all the people of my land."