Pendant/dangle shaped like a plant stem with a number of oval fruits projecting from the sides. Double stringer and stem appear to be gold foil over silver. Stem is in three fragments. One dark (silver?) fruit stuck to stem, one lapis fruite and one gold foil over bitument fruit,both detached.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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