Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Dagger with blade and sheath of gold, handle of lapis lazuli, from Royal Cemetery
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Dagger with blade and sheath of gold, handle of lapis lazuli, from Royal Cemetery|
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
|Keywords:||Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;weapons & armour;gold;book scan|
|Description:||One of the most beautiful examples of Early Dynastic craftsmanship from the cemetery. The handle consists of a piece of lapis lazuli studded with golden nails. Rich filigree work and granulation decorate one side of the sheath|
the other is quite plain. -- "Royal Tomb", Meskalamdu(g) phase, c. 2685-45 BC, l : 37 cm (Baghdad).
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-4144|
|ANUA 682-4144.tif||16.23 MB||TIFF|
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