Treasures from the royal tombs of Ur

Richard L. Zettler and Lee Horne, editors ; with contributions by Donald P. Hansen ... [et al.]

This stunning catalogue includes color photographs of more than 230 objects, excavated in the 1930s by renowned British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley, from the third-millennium-B.C. Sumerian city of Ur. Learn the fascinating story of the excavation and preservation of these magnificent artifacts. Many of the objects are published in color and fully described for the first time-jewelry of gold and semiprecious stones, engraved seal stones, spectacular gold and lapis lazuli statuettes and musical instruments; and vessels of gold, silver, and alabaster. Curator Richard Zettler sets the stage with a history of Ur in the third millennium and the details of the actual excavations. Art historians Donald Hansen and Holly Pittman discuss the historical importance and significance of the many motifs on the most spectacular finds from the tombs.

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This stunning catalogue includes color photographs of more than 230 objects, excavated in the 1930s by renowned British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley, from the third-millennium-B.C. Sumerian city of Ur. Learn the fascinating story of the excavation and preservation of these magnificent artifacts. Many of the objects are published in color and fully described for the first time-jewelry of gold and semiprecious stones, engraved seal stones, spectacular gold and lapis lazuli statuettes and musical instruments; and vessels of gold, silver, and alabaster. Curator Richard Zettler sets the stage with a history of Ur in the third millennium and the details of the actual excavations. Art historians Donald Hansen and Holly Pittman discuss the historical importance and significance of the many motifs on the most spectacular finds from the tombs.

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[目次]

  • Early dynastic Mesopotamia / by Richard L. Zettler -- Ur of the Chaldees / by Richard L. Zettler -- The royal tombs of Ur / by Richard L. Zettler, with a contribution by Steve Tinney -- The burials of a king and queen / by Richard L. Zettler, with a contribution by Paul Zimmerman -- Art of the royal tombs of Ur : a brief interpretation / by Donald P. Hansen -- Cylinder seals / by Holly Pittman -- Jewelry / by Holly Pittman -- Metal vessels / by Jill A. Weber and Richard L. Zettler -- Stone vessels / by Richard L. Zettler -- Shell containers / by Kevin Dante and Richard L. Zettler -- Tools and weapons / by Jill A. Weber and Richard L. Zettler.

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  • Early dynastic Mesopotamia / by Richard L. Zettler -- Ur of the Chaldees / by Richard L. Zettler -- The royal tombs of Ur / by Richard L. Zettler, with a contribution by Steve Tinney -- The burials of a king and queen / by Richard L. Zettler, with a contribution by Paul Zimmerman -- Art of the royal tombs of Ur : a brief interpretation / by Donald P. Hansen -- Cylinder seals / by Holly Pittman -- Jewelry / by Holly Pittman -- Metal vessels / by Jill A. Weber and Richard L. Zettler -- Stone vessels / by Richard L. Zettler -- Shell containers / by Kevin Dante and Richard L. Zettler -- Tools and weapons / by Jill A. Weber and Richard L. Zettler.

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この本の情報

書名 Treasures from the royal tombs of Ur
著作者等 Horne, Virginia Lee
Pittman, Holly
Hansen Donald P.
Horne Lee
Tinney Steve
Weber Jill A.
Zimmerman Paul
Zettler Richard L.
出版元 University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
刊行年月 1998
ページ数 xv, 195 p.
大きさ 29 cm
ISBN 0924171553
0924171545
NCID BA44415798
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国

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Art of the royal tombs of Ur : a brief interpretation Donald P. Hansen
Cylinder seals Pittman, Holly
Early dynastic Mesopotamia Richard L. Zettler
Jewelry Pittman, Holly
Metal vessels Jill A. Weber, Richard L. Zettler
Shell containers Kevin Dante, Richard L. Zettler
Stone vessels Richard L. Zettler
The burials of a king and queen Paul Zimmerman
The royal cemetery of Ur Steve Tinney
Tools and weapons Jill A. Weber, Richard L. Zettler
Ur of the Chaldees Richard L. Zettler
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