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Ur-Board Book

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ISBN-10: 0557494907

ISBN-13: 9780557494903

Edition: N/A

Authors: Walt Darring

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The UR-BOARD is a priceless treasure from ancient Sumer. Discovered in the ruins of the city of Ur, where it had lain for 4.5 thousand years, it pre-dates the Bible by centuries. Yet when interpreted by a contemporary symbolist, it displays a knowledge of human life and history that is characteristically modern. Primarily a game board, with dice and markers, it is also a beautiful art object, or art "form"; a paradigm of human wisdom, based on the design of the human body; a mathematical and geometrical standard, with a symbolic "magic number" board; and a prophetic "structure," that speaks to us about our historical and religious traditions. As a modern game board, it offers a unique…    
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Book details

List price: $11.50
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English