Public Lecture: Nimrud Treasures
Donny George Youkhanna, Ph.D., Visiting Professor at Stony Brook University and Former Director General of Baghdad's National Museum
April 16, 2009 07:30 PM
April 16, 2009 09:30 PM
April 16, 2009
from 07:30 pm to 09:30 pm
|Where||Lenart Auditorium, Fowler Building|
|Contact Name||Laura Lliguin|
|Contact Phone||(310) 794-4837|
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The Discovery of the Nimrud Treasures
In 1989 an important discovery was made by Iraqi archaeologists in one of the Assyrian Capitals, Nimrud (Kalkhu) 35 Km to the south east of the city of Mosul in northern Iraq, four grave chambers were discovered in the family area of the Southwestern palace of the Assyrian king Ashurnaserpal II (883-859 BC), found over 65 Kilograms of gold jewelries together with a large number of precious stones.
Co-Sponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Fowler Museum. For more information about Donny George click here.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Lot 4. Enter UCLA from Sunset Blvd. at Westwood. Drive ahead to the Parking Information Booth in Lot 4. Convenient Fowler parking is at the northeast or southeast ends of Lot 4, where automated pay stations accept $1 and $5 bills and credit cards. The parking fee is a maximum of $9. The Fowler Museum is visible to your left when you ascend from the elevator or stairs (follow pedestrian walkways, indicated by arrows).