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String of Beads

Cylinder Seal Fragment

Object Number:B15936
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Archaeology Area: Burial in earth 294
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Carnelian
Marble (Stone)
Beryl
Hematite
Quartz
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896

Description

CBS Register: necklace, single string. 25", 75 beads, carnelian, agate, marble, beryl, hematite. Mounted by Mrs. C.H. Dam (no.28) 5-23-95

Most of the 75 beads are carnelian. Most striking is the reused broken hematite cylinder seal.

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