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Cloak Beads

Object Number:B17062
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800b
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Lapis Lazuli
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10976 - Field No SF

Description

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."

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