Sparking the imagination: the rediscovery of Assyria’s great lost city
1 February 2019

With its exquisite palaces, vast libraries and lush gardens, Nineveh was one of the most important cities of the ancient world. Carine Harmand explores the 19th-century quest to locate and unearth the great lost city…

Gems, rings and lapidaries
23 March 2018

Curator Naomi Speakman sheds light on a few of her favourite medieval gems in the collection.