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Pendant

Diadem

Object Number:
B16684.21
Current Location:
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
PG 800
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Gold
Silver
Carnelian
Bitumen
Iconography:
Date Palm
Description:
Pendant/dangle shaped like a plant stem with a number of oval fruits projecting from the sides and two carnelian disk beads on end. Double stringer and stem appear to be gold foil over silver. Stem in two fragments, plus four detached gold foil fruits. A carnelian fruit-shaped bead at the end of one stem segment.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.
Other Number:
U.10948   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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