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Object Number: B17708
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 6.4cm
Length: 43.2cm
Depth: 0.6cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10935a - Field No SF


with 20 gold rings
CBS Register: U.10938 (?) is crossed out for U.10935. Queen Shubad's headdress. one crown, 20 gold rings. 3 strings. lapis (sketched), carnelian (sketch)
-Puabi's "frontlet" A piece of gold is folded over on itself, allowing for three strands of beads, and then joins on the top of a gold ring. There are 20 all together and the frontlet starts and ends with gold. Inbetween each of these rings is a carnelian small ring-shaped bead, a longer lapis barrel-shaped bead, and then another carnelian ring-shaped bead. EXCEPT for the beads in the last division:there are two lapis barrels in this grouping.

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


[Book] Roaf, Michael. 1990. Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. 238. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects cited in this Publication

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