Ur Animals : Beasts from the Royal Tombs, A Postcard Book, Paperback / softback Book

Ur Animals : Beasts from the Royal Tombs, A Postcard Book Paperback / softback


Lions and rams and bulls! Oh, my! See them in all their golden splendor. This book contains 20 full-color postcards featuring the animals that decorated the treasures of Ur-the gold and lapis lazuli bull-head from the Great Lyre, the gold and lapis lazuli statuette of the "Ram in the Thicket," intricately carved animals and human-headed beasts from the inlaid plaques and engraved seal stones, delicate molded bulls and stags from pendants and clothing attachments, the silver lion head, and many more . . .


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 20 pages, 20 color illus.
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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  • Category: Biblical archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780924171611



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