Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B17711A
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 800
Period Early Dynastic III
Date Made 2600-2450 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Gold

Shubad, now Puabi

CBS Register: U.10936-10934 (ribbon) Queen Shubad's headdress.

The two cuneiform signs that compose her name were initially read as "Shub-ad" in Sumerian. Today, however, we think they should be read in Akkadian as "Pu-abi."

Height 0.7 cm
Width 0.6 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number U.10934 - Field No SF

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