Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries
From: Iraq | Ur
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Middle East Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||Iraq | Ur|
|Archaeology Area||PG 800|
|Period||Early Dynastic III|
|Iconography||Wheat Stalk | Date Palm|
Gold pendant/dangle shaped like a "wheat ear",with double loop stringer at end of stem.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.
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."
|Outside Diameter||0.9 cm|
|Credit Line||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number||U.10948 - Field No SF|
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