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Object Number:B17292
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Period: Early Dynastic III
Date Made: 2600-2450 BCE
Early Date: -2600
Late Date: -2450
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis Lazuli
Carnelian
Height: 0.4 cm
Length: 14.5 cm
Width: 5.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928

Description

Ass. W/Puabi's Cloak

CBS Register: no field number. From the "cloak of Queen Shubad. continued from CBS 17063. necklace. ladder like pattern: lapis and carnelian.

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."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq\'s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur\'s Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) 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: Page 94/Figure 31View 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.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 112View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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