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Published by University of Pennsylvania Museum Publication .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Antiquities,
  • Iraq,
  • Ur-Nammu Stela

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9457045M
ISBN 101931707898
ISBN 109781931707893

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This book includes the justification of the reconstructions, description of the scenes, speculation on the ancient fate of the stela, as well as a description of each piece with photograph and drawing. These vigorous, innovative scenes contradict the long-held view from the old reconstruction that the monument was dull and repetitive. The Ur Nammu Stela by Jeanny Vorys Canby. Download it The Ur Nammu Stela books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This book includes the justification of the reconstructions, description of the scenes, speculation on the ancient fate of the stela, as well as a description of each piece with photograph and drawing. The "Ur-Nammu" Stela (University Museum Monographs) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The "Ur-Nammu" Stela (University Museum Monographs) $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small. The "Ur-Nammu" Stela Vol.: University Museum Monograph University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation: Page/Fig./Plate: b-d, View Objects related to this Actual Citation [Book] Woolley, Charles L. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty.. Published for the Trustees of the Two.

To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. Book illustration showing bas-reliefs from the Stela of Ur-Nammu found during archaeological excavations at Ur. Extinct City Iraq Ur Ur Extinct City, None. [Between and ] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,   Ur-Nammu (r. BCE) was the founder of the Third Dynasty of Ur in Sumer who initiated the so-called Ur III Period ( BCE) also known as the Sumerian Renaissance. He is best known as the king who composed the first complete law code in the world, The Code of Ur-Nammu. An earlier law code (known as the Code of Urukagina from the 24th century BCE) is only known Author: Joshua J. Mark. Code of Ur-nammu Ur-nammu was also known for creating temples or Ziggurats, stepped temples with the intention to find grace before the gods. On the Ur-Nammu stele, we see Ur-nammu at the left side of the stele humbling pouring "water" into what seems to be a plant, which stands before him and the moon god, Nannar who is seating down on a throne and wearing a more elaborated head-dress and .

  This book includes the justification of the reconstructions, description of the scenes, speculation on the ancient fate of the stela, as well as a description of each piece with photograph and drawing. These vigorous, innovative scenes contradict the long-held view from the old reconstruction that the monument was dull and : Jeanny Vorys Canby. Book illustration showing bas-reliefs from the Stela of Ur-Nammu found during archaeological excavations at Ur] Created / Published [between and ] Subject Headings - Iraq- . Ur-Nammu (or Ur-Namma, Ur-Engur, Ur-Gur, Sumerian: 𒌨𒀭𒇉, ruled c. BC – BC middle chronology, or possibly ca. – BC short chronology) founded the Sumerian Third Dynasty of Ur, in southern Mesopotamia, following several centuries of Akkadian and Gutian rule. His main achievement was state-building, and Ur-Nammu is chiefly remembered today for his legal code, the Code Consort: Daughter of Utu-hengal. The Ur-Nammu Stela, by Jeanny Vorys Canby. (University Museum Monograph ) Pp. xiv + Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia $ ISBN (cloth).