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Token

Beads

Object Number:B16910
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 789
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10801c - Field No SF

Description

Token - 1 Shekel; Beads are very squashed.

CBS Register: 12 pieces of strip red gold folded into small bundles. total weight of 11 pieces is 130 grms Troy = hematite weight of one shekel = exchange money

pluse 1 piece of strip pale gold. [it is not clear if the following belongs with this object in the register, or the object below: From one of the subordinate burials in the King's grave. PG 789]

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