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Ur Animals
Beasts from the Royal Tombs, A Postcard Book

University of Pennsylvania Museum

20 pages | 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 | 20 color illus.
Paper 1998 | ISBN 9780924171611 | $9.95s | Outside the Americas £7.99
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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 . . .

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