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.
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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