Lyre Stringed Instruments Music

A project to reconstruct a lyre - 4,750 years old (predating the Great Pyramid by 750 years). Includes technical information about construction, with details of the project.

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  • The Lyre Project - An illustrated account of constructing a replica of a Saxon lyre from the 7th Century CE, commonly known as the Sutton Hoo lyre.
  • The Saxon Lyre - History, construction, and playing techniques.
  • Sumerian Bull Lyre - An account of a reconstruction (for Smith College Museum of instruments Ancient Inventions, Massachusetts) of a lyre, developed by the Sumerians instruments of ancient Iraq around 3200 BCE.
  • Making a Simple Lyre - An illustrated account of the reconstruction of a lyre Saxon lyre. lyre Includes a project diary.
  • The Sumerian Gold Lyre - An account of one of the Sumerian stringed lyre instruments discovered instruments at the ancient site of Ur lyre in 1927 by Sir instruments Leonard Woolley. Includes lyre a history, details of construction, and instruments information about lyre music of the time.
  • Lyre of Ur - A project to reconstruct a lyre - 4,750 instruments years old lyre (predating the Great Pyramid by 750 instruments years). Includes technical lyre information about construction, with instruments details of the project.

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