Ur
Ur (Sumerian: Urim; Sumerian Cuneiform: 𒋀𒀕𒆠 URIM2 or 𒋀𒀊𒆠 URIM5; Akkadian: Uru; Arabic: أور‎) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient M...
Ur - Wikipedia
Ur Kaśdim
Ur Kaśdim (Hebrew: אוּר כַּשְׂדִים‎ ’Ūr Ḵaśdîm) or Ur of the Chaldees is a Biblical place mentioned in the Book of Genesis that refers to a location that the Patriarch Abraham may have been from...
Lyres of Ur
The Lyres of Ur or Harps of Ur are considered to be the world's oldest surviving stringed instruments. In 1929, archaeologists discovered pieces of three lyres and one harp in Ur, located in what was...
Lyres of Ur - Wikipedia
Imports to Ur
Imports to Ur reflect the cultural and trade connections of the Sumerian city of Ur. During the period of the Early Dynastic III royal cemetery (ca. 2600 BC), Ur was importing elite goods from geogra...
Imports to Ur - Wikipedia
Royal Game of Ur
The Royal Game of Ur, also known as the Game of Twenty Squares, refers to an ancient game represented by two gameboards found in the Royal Tombs of Ur in Iraq by Sir Leonard Woolley in the 1920s. The ...
Royal Game of Ur - Wikipedia
Ziggurat of Ur
The Ziggurat of Ur (sometimes called the "Great Ziggurat of Ur"; Sumerian E-temen-nigur(u) É.TEMEN.NÍ.GÙR(U).(RU) 𒂍𒋼𒉎𒅍(𒊒) meaning "house whose foundation creates terror") is a Neo-Sumerian zigg...
Ziggurat of Ur - Wikipedia
Royal Cemetery of Ur
The Royal Cemetery at Ur is an archaeological site in modern day Dhi Qar Governorate in southern Iraq. The initial excavations at Ur took place between 1922 and 1934 under the direction of Leonard Woo...