String of Beads


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16180
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Section Near Eastern
Materials Carnelian | Lapis Lazuli | Quartz | Stone

CBS Register: Necklace, single string. 25 ". carnelian, crystal, lapis, jade. Pendant CBS14311. Including, CBS2618, 2619. Mounted by Mrs. C.H. Dam.

-no longer seems to include B2618, but B2619 and B14311 are accounted for. 52 beads strung in single string. Small carnelian beads used as spacers, sometimes doubled up. Various stones used, mainly same size, but some are unlikely not finished as they are not as smooth as the others.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number B2618, B2619, B14311 - Other Number

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