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Unformatted text preview: Under queen’s coffin, hole with tunnel that led to king’s tombs, looted king’s tomb and moved queen’s coffin over hole o People sacrificed for queen also o Had gold and blue stuff from Afghanistan, very expensive and only used by royalty • Things found in grave: o Ram in a Thicket from Ur o Royal harp – technically disintegrated, poured in plaster, able to recreate it o Bull o Gold Dagger (useless, gold doesn’t keep a sharp edge) o Golden helmet (also useless, won’t stop anything) o Royal Standard of Ur One of most famous objects in mesopotamia No idea what it was used for Think it’s some sort of battle and aftermath, giving things to king, bringing spoils of war? Banquet celebration Know Ur fought all the cities around it o All where found in kings tomb • Only two of royal tombs, actually 10-12...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ANTH 118 taught by Professor Blomster during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10