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Object Number: 83-7-1.29
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Date Made: 2650-2550 BC
Early Date: -2650
Late Date: -2550
Section:Near Eastern
Length: 39cm
Width: 0.6cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1983
Other NumberB17289 - Old Museum Number


Cloak beads from the upper body of the lady Pu-Abi. collar made of triangular lapis lazuli and gold beads and gold and lapis lazuli biconical beads. Four strands below collar of lapiz lazuli, gold and carnelian tube beads. 86 strings run vertically.
-45 alternating gold and lapis beads. The strand begins and ends with a gold squat biconical bead. 23 gold squat biconical lapis alternate with 22 barrel-biconical lapis beads.CBS17289 is written on the 10th lapis bead from the top

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 112View Objects cited in this Publication

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