The Queen’s Lyre from the Royal Tombs of Ur

The Queen’s Lyre from the Royal Tombs of Ur

Description

This photograph is of a lyre, an ancient string instrument. It is made of wood and is decorated with precious stones and gold. The base of the instrument is topped by a model of a bull’s head, in gold, with white horns.

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