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By Nile and Tigris: A Narrative of Journeys in Egypt and Mesopotamia on behalf of the British By Nile and Tigris

"... I decided to put on record, when circumstances shouldpermit, a narrative of my three Missions to Mesopotamia in1887, 1888 and 1890, and of my many Missions to Egypt toexcavate and to acquire antiquities for the Trustees of the BritishMuseum, and the present volume is the result of this decision.At the suggestion of friends I have prefaced my narrative bysome notes on the influences and circumstances which led meto study the ancient languages of Western Asia, Egypt, andEthiopia, and determined the work of my life in the Departmentof Oriental Antiquities, in the British Museum."

Author(s):  Budge, E. A. Wallis
Format:  Book
Publisher:  University of Georgia Libraries