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Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh.

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Names
Overend, William Heysham (1851-1898) (Artist)
Palmer, William James (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Building construction -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Building construction -- To 499
Pulling
Whips
Ziggurats
Scaffolding
Supervisors
Laborers -- To 499
Sumerians
Notes
Content : Artist's initials at bottom center: "W.H.O." Engraver's initials at bottom center: "W.J.P. ?"

Content : Constructing the temple of Anu, or white temple, on a terraced structure in Uruk (Erech), an ancient Sumerian city of Mesopotamia.

Source note: Ridpath''s universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition, and race development of the greater division of mankind. (New York : Merrill Baker, c1899) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21.5 x 15.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: f56833c0-c5bd-012f-53be-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1851: Creator Born
  • 1898: Creator Died
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3036-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3036-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899). Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3036-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh.