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, 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.
-23 beads of alternating lapis and agate, starting and ending with lapis. The 12 lapis beads are all balls/ovals of various sizes. The 11 agate are all barrel shaped. One of the lapis balls is actually flat one side, doesn't appear to be broken.
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. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95||View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference|
|[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 related to this Bibliographic Reference|
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