Agatha Christie and Nimrud.

In the last few days, news Items have appeared about the destruction of Nimrud, the ancient capital of Assyria, by I.S.I.S. (e.g.
It may interest readers of Agatha Christie to recall that she spent several digging seasons with her husband, the archeologist Max Mallowan, digging in Nimrud, and he published a book about his discoveries there. AC tells about their time in Nimrud in the ninth chapter of her autobiography (subchapter IV). 
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