Wilhelm KönigWilhelm König (in Vienna) was an Austrian archaeologist and painter.
A painter by profession, in 1931, König was elected assistant to the German leader of the Baghdad Antiquity Administration with the title of a "Direktor". At the excavation of a Parthian settlement at the ''Khujut Rabuah'' hill close to Bagdad, the ancient Ctesiphon, he discovered the so called Baghdad Battery. In February 1939, he returned to Vienna, due to blood poisoning, where he published a book ''Im verlorenen Paradies. Neun Jahre Irak''. Provided by Wikipedia