String of Beads


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B15908
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Archaeology Area Coffin 243
Section Near Eastern
Materials Stone | Paste | Silver

CBS Register: necklace, single string. 16 1/4", 40 beads, clay bead for pendant. Mounted by Mrs. C.H. Dam (no. 25)

strung on fishing wire, not on string. Beads of paste, carnelian, two silver, one clay pendant in the shape of a bowl with two pierced handles--it connects to the necklaces via these pierced handles.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896

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