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www.lyre-of-ur.com
Andy Lowings


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Photographs
HISTORY OF THE LYRE OF UR


The Royal Graves at Ur
with Lyres



The Baghdad Gold Lyre of Ur
(now vandalized)

"Scene with lyre on
cylinder seal"



Our playable authentic
new version 2007



A Sumerian Lyre being played on the Standard of Ur
(British Museum)



Sumerian writing tablet about music of the time
THE PROJECT TEAM



Project team at
Edinburgh Harp Festival



Bill Taylor & Jennifer Sturdy


The Lyre Group with
Dr Lamia al Gualiani



Mark Harmer
Sound Engineer and
video producer


Ayad Abbas
poet and artist
of Abu Dhabi



Keith Jobling



Alun Evans, Goldsmith,
of Simon Benney,
Fine Metal Workers of London


Maeve Lowings


Jo Pond with

Andy Lowings
MAKING THE NEW LYRE



Daniel Huff with the new
Gold Bull's Head


Keith Jobling
placing some of the
5,000 pieces of stone,
shell and lapis



Jonathan Letcher,
Instrument maker,
and Lyre



Cindi Pezzi making jewellery at London Metropolitan University



Traditional Cameo
Production


Silversmith Jo Pond




Creating cameos with
Liverpool University
Laser Engineering

 


Measuring the Bull's Head
at the British Museum



Donation of pure gold
from Anglo Gold Ashanti

PERFORMANCE and TALKS




Ayub Ogada at
Live 8 Africa calling






Andy Lowings at the
Library of Congress





At the Smithsonian Theatre Washington DC





Playing at the
British Museum
London




With John Humphreys.
BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’





Keith Jobling at the
Bible Lands Museum
Jerusalem



Iraqi musician Tara Jaff and
Ayub on BBC Radio 3




Bill Taylor and
Jennifer Sturdy



Our CD
POSTERS




5th Musical Archaeology Conference in Berlin

 


Iraqi Airways poster

November 1970


The Oriental Museum
Durham




The International Study Group
for Musical Archaeology Conference


First concert in central London at the Bolivar Hall


The Leeds Arabic
Diaspora Conference