University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Darlene Loding

Lapidaries in the Ur III Period

Written Sources Concerning Stoneworkers (ca. 2000 B.C.)

By: Darlene Loding

Evidence for the products manufactured by stoneworkers in Mesopotamia in ancient times is, of course, best displayed by those objects discovered and subsequently ana¬≠lyzed by archaeologists and, of late, by those individuals interested in certain tech¬≠nical aspects of the production of these artifacts. However, those of us primarily interested in philological problems of the ancient […]