String of Beads
|Current Location:||Iraq's Ancient Past|
Currently On Display
|Date Made:||2650-2550 BC|
|Credit Line:||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1983|
Cloak beads from the upper body of the lady Pu-Abi. collar made of triangular lapis lazuli and gold beads and gold and lapis lazuli biconical beads. Four strands below collar of lapiz lazuli, gold and carnelian tube beads. 86 strings run vertically.
-59 beads, almost all silver. Alternating squat biconical and round/oval beads. 6 of the round/oval beads are clearly gold, there might be one or two more that are hightly tarnished. No gold squat biconical.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95||View Objects cited in this Publication|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 112||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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