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|Archaeology Area:||PG 800|
|Period:||Early Dynastic III|
|Credit Line:||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number:||U.10948 - Field No SF|
Reclining, bearded bull.Detached Double stringer,hole in base,with possible remains of rivet head for attaching stringer to animal. Gold foil over bitumen(?), seam visible at base.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.
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."
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 93||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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