Solid Silver Queen

Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley

Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley
Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley

Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley

NICE LYRE OF UR MESOPOTAMIA (QUEENS LYRE) LEONARD WOOLLEY. MEASURING 35CM IN HEIGHT X JUST OVER 19CM X 11½CM AT BASE.

BEING HOLLOW BUT HAVING A NICE GAUGE OF SILVER WEIGHING JUST OVER 1KG (WITH PLINTH). RESTING ON A MUSEUM TYPE PLINTH. MADE FROM SILVER WITH INLAID YELLOW PANELS. HAVING NIELLO WORK TO ARMS.

PROBABLY MADE FOR WHEN BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGIST LEONARD WOOLLEY DISCOVERED THIS AT THE ROYAL CEMETARY OF UR (ALSO OTHER LYRES) IN MESOPOTAMIA (MODERN DAY IRAQ). THERE IS A COPY ON DISPLAY AT THE BRITISH MUSUEM. THIS PIECE IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE BULL'S LYRE. CONDITION:- WILL NEED RE-STRINGING.

BELIEVE THIS IS PLAYABLE AS HAS RESONANT HOLES. MISSING 1 PIN FROM TOP OF ARM. SLIGHT MOVEMENT TO 1 ARM. OTHERWISE IN LOVELY ORIGINAL CONDITION. LOVELY DEPICTION OF AN ANCIENT ARTIFACT.

EXTREMELY RARE AND DESIRABLE PIECE. PLEASE STUDY ALL PICTURES AS THESE FORM THE GREATER PART OF THE DESCRIPTION.

IF PURCHASING MORE THAN 1 ITEM, PLEASE WAIT FOR ME TO ADJUST YOUR INVOICE BEFORE PAYING - THANKS. The item "NICE LYRE OF UR MESOPOTAMIA (QUEENS LYRE) LEONARD WOOLLEY" is in sale since Sunday, May 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "cocopops2409" and is located in Ashford, Kent. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Nice Lyre Of Ur Mesopotamia (queens Lyre) Leonard Woolley