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Object Number:83-7-1.62
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Date Made: 2650-2550 BC
Early Date: -2650
Late Date: -2550
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Length: 35 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928

Description

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. -41 gold beads. Begins with two small gold balls and ends with one small gold ball. There are 10 braided gold beads separated by groups of three small gold beads, but for one grouping of 4. Sometimes the group of three is all gold balls, and sometimes a small biconical bead is mixed into that group.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View 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.. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 112View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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