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, 1928|
|Other Number||B17052 - Old Museum Number|
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 gold and lapis beads, starting and ending with lapis. The 12 lapis beads are squat biconical, and the 11 gold beads are all long, flattened lozenges. Their appearance suggests that they were always a flattened shape.
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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 95||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 112||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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