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Object Number: 83-7-1.33
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Date Made: 2650-2550 BC
Early Date: -2650
Late Date: -2550
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis
Carnelian
Length: 37.5cm
Width: 0.8cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1983

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.
-45 lapis and carnelian beads. There are 31 lapis beads that are squat biconical, and 3 that are round/oval.. And the 11 carnelian are all barrel shaped, some of which are slightly biconical. the pattern is simple, it begins with two lapis, then alternating carnelian with three lapis until the end, which has only two lapis beads.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 112View Objects cited in this Publication

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