Sumerian Archaeologists Discover Texts of Where they Got their Knowledge
The Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, named after Ashurbanipal, the last great king of the Assyrian Empire, is a collection of thousands of clay tablets and fragments containing texts of all kinds from the 7th century BC.
Among its holdings was the famous Epic of Gilgamesh. ... The library is an archaeological discovery credited to Austen Henry Layard.