Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Gold plate, bulls' heads and helmet, first half of 3rd millennium
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Gold plate, bulls' heads and helmet, first half of 3rd millennium|
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
|Keywords:||Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;sculpture;gold;book scan|
|Description:||a) Gold plate of Shubad demonstrates exquisite taste of Sumerian goldsmiths ("Queen" Shubad does not figure in any dynastic list, nor do Akalamdug and Meskalamdug)|
b) Bulls' heads served as "figure-heads" for certain lyres, either all in gold or in gold and lapis lazuli
c) Helmet of Meskalumdug, beautifully carved single metal piece.
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-4136|
|ANUA 682-4136.tif||15.17 MB||TIFF|
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