University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: B16684.18
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Silver
Carnelian
Bitumen
Iconography:Date Palm
Length: 5.1cm
Width: 2.4cm
Depth: 0.7cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10948 - Field No SF

Description

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.Silver stem end with carnelian discoid bead detached from main stem. One gold foil over bitumen fruit attached, another ded.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

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