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Unformatted text preview: o < 10,000 people o One of most nucleated settlements then • Ziggurat of Ur o Build of adobe blocks and larger stone o More blocky o Shrine of Nanna(r) at Ur o Mesopotamian temple (ziggurat) to deities • Woolley’s photos of excavation trench and crew in 1920 o Map drawn by Woolley of royal cemetery at UR o Early reconstruction of burial preparations o A lot of information about how the afterlife was perceived with what was buried with individuals • Who was buried in the royal cemetery? o Gold helment of King Mes-Kalam-dug o Gold and Lapis Headdress of Queen Pu-Abi o (not mentioned in the Mesopotamian Kings List) • Small sampling of gold and lapis artifacts from the Royal Cemetery of Ur: o Lyre o Bull’s head o Goat-in-thicket November 11, 2011 o Board game o Royal Standard of Ur Looted in 2003...
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- Fall '08
- Mesopotamia, Sumer, Royal Cemetery of Ur