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Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh.

Image ID: 1621514

Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh. (1899)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Building the temple of Warka, time of Urukh.

Additional Name(s)

: Overend, William Heysham, 1851-1898 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1899

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21.5 x 15.6 cm.


: Artist's initials at bottom center: "W.H.O." Engraver's initials at bottom center: "[W.J.P. ?]" Note 2.) Constructing the temple of Anu, or white temple, on a terraced structure in Uruk (Erech), an ancient Sumerian city of Mesopotamia. Reproduction of an original wood engraving.

Original Source

: From 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.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Building construction -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (4 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1621514

Record ID

: 1761745

Digital Item Published

: 5-19-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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