No one claims credit for the explosions, fires, destructions across Iran to military and nuclear facilities. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

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(Photo: Title: Nineveh and Babylon : a narrative of a second expedition to Assyria during the years 1849, 1850, & 1851
Year: 1882 (1880s)
AuthorsLayard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817-1894
SubjectsNineveh (Extinct city) Babylon (Extinct city) Middle East -- Description and travel
PublisherLondon : J. Murray
Contributing LibraryUniversity of California Libraries
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ought from the forestsof Lebanon by Sardanapalus. After a lapse of nearly threethousand years, it had retained its original fragrance. Manyother such beams were discovered.f The whole superstruc-ture, as well as the roof and floor of the building, like thoseof the temple and palace of Solomon, may have been ofthis precious material. About one hundred feet to the east of the building lastdescribed, and on the very edge of the artificial platform, Idiscovered a second temple, apparently dedicated to theAssyrian goddess, Beltis. Its principal entrance faced thesouth, and was on the same level as the north-west palace.This gateway was formed by two colossal lions with extendedjaws, gathered-up lips and nostrils, and flowing manes. Theheads, though to a certain extent conventional in form, weredesigned with that vigour and spirit so remarkably displayedby the Assyrian sculptor in the delineation of animals. The * Chamber c. Plan IT. p. 34. \ Scvcial specimens are now in the British Museum.
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No one claims credit for the explosions, fires, destructions across Iran to military and nuclear facilities. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

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