Iraq's Ancient Past
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. Cracked carnelian bead at end of stem, three detached fruits of gold foil over bitumen.
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)
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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