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Queen's Lyre with harp in foreground. Reconstruction.
27th-25th c BCE Mesopotamian Sumerian (Early Dynastic) Applied Arts

SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC Anonymous (2900 BCE - 2730 BCE) Primary
c. 2600 BCE-2400 BCE
27th-25th c BCE
Lapis lazuli; Shell; Red limestone; Gold
Sumerian (Early Dynastic)
Musical instrument
Ur (Tall al-Muqayyar). Iraq.
London. British Museum.
The Queen's lyre is from the grave of Queen Pu-abi in the Royal Cemetery at Ur (grave PC 800).

Caption: SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC | Queen's Lyre with harp in foreground. Reconstruction. | c. 2600 BCE-2400 BCE | Mesopotamian | Sumerian
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