Vestiges of Assyria / by Felix Jones ; aided in the field operations by J.M. Hyslop.

Creator:
Jones, John Felix, d. 1878
Published/Created:
[Calcutta?] :
John Walker,
1855.
Physical Description:
3 maps : col. ; 122 x 77 cm., on sheets 130 x 77 cm.
Notes:
"Constructed from trigonometrical survey in the spring of 1852 at the command of the government of India."
Chiefly in English. Some place names given also in Arabic.
ICU
Includes cuneiform inscriptions.
Relief shown by shading.
sheet 1. Ichnographic sketch of the remains of ancient Nineveh with the enceinte of modern Mosul of Arab M.S.S. and the [Mespila] of the Anabasis -- sheet 2. Positions and plan of the ancient cities of Nimrūd and Selamīyeh, the former identical with the [Larissa] of Xenophon, perhaps the Calah of Genesis and ... of the cuneiform inscrptions -- sheet 3. Map of the country included in the angle formed by the river Tigris & the Upper Zab shewing the disposition of the various ancient sites in the vicinity of Nineveh.
University of Chicago copy signed: True copy of the original, Felix Jones. Baghdad 15th July 1852.
Topics:
Calah (Extinct city)--Maps
Mosul (Iraq)--Maps
Nineveh (Extinct city)--Maps
Topics:
Hyslop, J. M
Language:
Arabic
English
Scale:
Scales differ.
Coordinates:
a
Genre:
Maps
Format:
Map
Content Type:
Maps, Atlases & Globes
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
533EX AS79 1852
Folder:
BRBL_00288
Orbis Record:
11106940
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Volume/Enumeration:
Sheets 1-3
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
15509657
PID:
digcoll:4376728