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Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik).

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments -- Torture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Tor
Topics
Punishment & torture
Military personnel -- Assyrian -- Assyria
Flaying
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Source note: Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon : with travels in Armenia Kurdistan, and the desert... (New York : Harper, 1859) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1746906
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17252197
Barcode : 33333159446901
UUID: 4beaa010-c562-012f-407c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859). Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Assyrians flaying their prisoners alive, and carrying away heads of the slain (Kouyunjik).