Listen to the Lyre of Ur, a 4,500 year-old musical instrument


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You shut your dirty pie hole.


Is it supposed to have more strings?

On edit: According to the website, apparently not. Huh. It really seems like it was made to accommodate more strings.


The pinwheel hat is fucking awesome! I so want her to stick her head out the car window.


Are we sure Chaldean music consisted of out-of-tune drones? If I was Gilgamesh I would have offered a handsome prize to the goatherd who could improve the damn things.


The reconstruction of the lyre is impressive but like the music an highly interpretive work, as any archeologist will tell you (unasked).


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