- Sir Aus·ten Henry [aw-stuh n] /ˈɔ stən/, 1817–94, English archaeologist, writer, and diplomat.
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Not less than two miles of bas-reliefs were thus brought to light by Mr. Layard.Self-Help
The first was on Layard's motion for reform, which was rejected by 359 to 46.
Layard (Discoveries, p. 163) gives a sketch of one of these objects.
See Layard, Monuments of Nineveh, 2nd series, plates 21 and 40.
Mr. Layard could not induce them to touch anything from the bank, but a tyee of 18lb.Fishing in British Columbia
Thomas Wilson Lambert
- Sir Austen Henry. 1817–94, English archaeologist, noted for his excavations at Nimrud and Nineveh