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|
|Materials||Gold | Silver | Carnelian | Bitumen|
Pendant/dangle shaped like a plant stem with a number of oval fruits projecting from the sides. Double stringer and stem appear to be gold foil over silver.Silver stem end with carnelian discoid bead detached from main stem. One gold foil over bitumen fruit attached, another ded.
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."
|Credit Line||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number||U.10948 - Field No SF|
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