Cloak Beads


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B17062
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 800b
Section Near Eastern
Materials Gold | Lapis Lazuli

CBS Register: From the "cloak" of Queen Shubad. No field number. necklace, with sketches of all the bead shapes. gold and lapis.

Registrar Office Object Cards: U.10976

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."

Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number U.10976 - Field No SF

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