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Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Gold plate, bulls' heads and helmet, first half of 3rd millennium

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Title: Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Gold plate, bulls' heads and helmet, first half of 3rd millennium
Author(s): Parrot, Andre
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.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201431
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4136

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