String of Beads
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Archaeology Area:||PG 800|
|Date Made:||2650-2550 BC|
|Credit Line:||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
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.
-29 beads, alternating lapis balls and carnelian barrels. The barrels aren't all quite barrels.One is flattened, like the gold beads on 83-7-1.5. One is clearly biconical, and three have a slight biconical flair.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 95||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 112||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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