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Until the middle Towards 1850 however, began to give systematically organized excavation, among the first archaeologists to brilliant results: on a large scale were Botta at Khorsabad and Layard at Nineveh. The remains of temples and of palaces, colossal statues, seals and inscriptions were brought to light in ever-increasing succeed numbers The as the explorations continued. had to be overcome were manifold, especi ally in the early stages, the work of the investigators being rendered slow and precarious above all by the lack of funds and by the more or less open hostility of die local authorities.

On the other hand, they are not to Semitic areas; in Abyssinia the Ethiopians present Anatolia and the Caucasus. be found in all a different racial type of their own. What matters, however, for the question as we have put it is of the inhabitants of the Arabian desert, whence the racial status and here we in view of the isolation of the was only to be expected, desert and the uniformity of its conditions, a remarkable racial homogeneity. It would seem, therefore, that though there is strictly no such thing as a Semitic race, yet the Semites were originally an ethnic group, and one whose cohesion is strengthened by homogeneity of race, within the Semites came; the wider "oriental" type.

RELIGION Mesopotamian differing notably civilization was of a highly-developed both from the 55 common type, Semitic heritage and ANCIENT SEMITIC CIVILIZATIONS of other Semitic peoples. When the Semitic immigrants came into the Mesopotamian valley they were con fronted by an established and individualized historical culture, and though they had their own cultural contribution to make, bearing the marks of their original conditions, they inevitably assimilated themselves more and more to their new environment This meant that they receded further and further away from the conditions of life and culture of other Semitic peoples, none of from the whom, civilisation except perhaps the Ethiopians, inserted itself into an environment geographically and historically so different from that from which it came.

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