Roman bridge above the Wadi al-Murr near Mosul, Iraq
Max von Oppenheim researching the ancient city of Tell Halaf, 1920s.
First publication: National Geographic, November 2009
Photo by the Hungarian-British archaeologist Aurel Stein reconstructing the route
of Alexander the Great in Persia, 1930s. First publication: the Aurel Stein site
of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
prepared by us, April 2008.