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189882
Object Number: 83-7-1.31
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Date Made: 2650-2550 BC
Early Date: -2650
Late Date: -2550
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis
Agate
Length: 38.6cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1983

Description

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.
-23 beads of alternating lapis and agate, starting and ending with lapis. The 12 lapis beads are all balls/ovals of various sizes. The 11 agate are all barrel shaped. One of the lapis balls is actually flat one side, doesn't appear to be broken.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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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