The great silver lyre of ur in 1929, there were five lyres discovered in a royal burial pit in the ancient sumerian city of ur (in southern mesopotamia) by the british archeologist, sir. During sir charles leonard woolley’s excavation of ur from 1922 to 1934, any burial without a tomb chamber was given the name ‘death pit’ (known also as ‘grave pits’.
Beginning in 1922, archaeologist charles leonard woolley, co-sponsored by the university of pennsylvania and the british museum, led a monumental excavation at ur.
The copper bull is a copper sculpture found at the site of tell al-`ubaid near the ancient city of ur, now in southern iraq, by sir leonard woolley in 1923 the sculpture, which dates from. Sir charles leonard woolley (17 april 1880 – 20 february 1960) there, he made important discoveries, including the copper bull, in the course of excavating the royal cemetery and the.
This expedition was led by archaeologist sir leonard woolley, who was renowned for his innovative on-site stabilization treatments the subject of this paper is a copper alloy relief of a. The bull lyre was discovered in iraq in 1929 by the archeologist, sir leonard woolley in 1926 leonard woolley had been elected by the pennsylvanian and british museums of archeology and.
The copper bull is a copper sculpture found at the site of tell al-`ubaid near the ancient city of ur , now in southern iraq , by sir leonard woolley in 1923 the sculpture, which dates from. The royal cemetery of ur received its name because of the large quantity of treasures that were discovered there during the excavations headed by sir charles leonard woolley between 1922 and.