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189837
Object Number: 83-7-1.16
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:Gold
Length: 37.3cm
Width: 0.3cm
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.
-43 gold beads. Begins and ends with a small gold ball. There are 11 braided gold beads separated by groups of three small gold beads. Sometimes the group of three is all gold balls, and sometimes a small biconical bead is mixed into that group.


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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