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Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur: Bull-Headed Lyre from the Royal Cemetery at Ur

A collection of artifacts from C. Leonard Woolley's excavations of the Royal Cemetery at Ur, and the collection at the University of Pennsylvania.

Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur: Feasting and Death at Ur

Ostrich Egg Object Number: Provenience: Iraq Ur Section: Near Eastern Materials: Ostrich Egg Shell Gold Limestone Lapis Lazuli Bitumen Sandstone Iconography: Ostrich Egg Description: CBS Register: gold ostrich egg.The Royal tombs of UR.

Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur: Retainers and Courtiers of the Royal Cemetery

UR - Wreath of poplar leaves (Length: 40 cm) made of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian, found with the body of a female attendant crouched at the foot of Queen Puabi's bier, Royal Cemetery of Ur, c.

Early Twentieth Century Excavations at the Royal Cemetery at Ur: The King's Grave at Ur

Plan of the "King's Grave" where the hatched rectangle at the top shows the location of Queen Pu-abi's tomb. Reprinted from Woolley's The Royal Cemetery, Ur Excavations, Vol. published in C. Leonard Woolley, and the Iraq's Ancient Past, Penn Museum

Early Twentieth Century Excavations at the Royal Cemetery at Ur: Great Pit of Death at Ur

Exploration of the Royal Tombs of Ur The Great Death Pit: with its 74 attendants, was the most spectacular of Ur’s royal tombs. Woolley called any burial without a tomb chamber a "death pit”.

Early Twentieth Century Excavations at the Royal Cemetery at Ur: Plan of the Tomb of Queen Puabi

The ancient city of Ur was excavated by C. Leonard Woolley in the and This photo essay includes several photos and plans of the site.

Early Twentieth Century Excavations at the Royal Cemetery at Ur: Excavating the Royal Cemetery at Ur

The Royal Cemetery of Ur, Iraq: This photograph shows the progress of the excavations in the deep hole, Pit X, undertaken from by Leonard Woolley. The large-scale excavation removed cubic meters of soil and involved over 150 workers.

Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur: Recent Bibliography of the Royal Cemetery at Ur

Inlaid Silver Cosmetics Box Lid - Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery, Penn Museum

Фронтальное украшение Большой арфы, найденной при раскопках в гробнице Пуаби, с изображениями алимов-шэду и человека-скорпиона

The front panel of the Great Lyre sound box (c. BCE, shown left) is an example of Sumerian art from the Ancient Near East.

Sumeria: Exploration of the Royal Tombs of Ur. An attendant of Queen Pu-abi. All of the women wore elaborate headdresses and jewelry.

Sumeria: Exploration of the Royal Tombs of Ur. An attendant of Queen Pu-abi. All of the women wore elaborate headdresses and jewelry. I used to visit this headdress at the British Museum in London.