So, to display his finds, he bought an ex-factory building in Charlottenburg and transformed it into the Tell Halaf
After the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin declined to purchase the considerable quantity of Tell Halaf
artifacts in Oppenheim's possession, the diplomat turned archaeologist opened his own museum in Charlottenburg, Berlin, in 1930.
Oppenheim ultimately returned to dig at Tell Halaf
in 1927 and 1929 and was then allowed by the French mandate authorities to export his share of the finds to Berlin.
Bishopbriggs had not been closer than seventh in his eight most recent starts, while Tell Halaf
had beaten just five rivals in six starts in the previous six months, but they both won comfortably in the hands of Adam Kirby, having been backed from 10-1 to 11-4 and from 9-1 to 9-4.
German diplomat, archaeologist and wealthy collector Max von Oppenheim had discovered some ancient statues at Tell Halaf
, what is now Syria, and brought them to Berlin in the early part of the 20th century.
The ruins of Syrian Tell Halaf
, Hasakeh, northern Syria near the Khabour River had been destroyed and shattered into thousands of pieces during World War II.
His passion is reflected in the unusual design of the 925 sterling silver fountain pen, which recalls Oppenheim's greatest discovery: the Temple Palace at Tell Halaf
The project began when the artist looked into the story of his great-grandfather, Faik Borcoche, who worked with German diplomat Max von Oppenheim, who headed the archaeological dig of Syria's Tell Halaf
Vorbericht fiber die dritte bis fiinfte .syrisch-deutsche Grabungskampagne.
The owner picked up the spending money for the trip when Tell Halaf
landed a gamble as the second leg of a Mick Quinlan double at Lingfield in December, a success that came on the back of a poor run of form.
Berlin, SANA_ An exhibition of Tell Halaf
, an archaeological site in the al-Hasaka governorate, northeastern Syria, was opened on Friday at the German Pergamon Museum, Berlin, amid a huge turnout exceeded 2,000 visitors.