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Diadem

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Object Number:B16684.25
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Period: Early Dynastic III
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Bitumen
Carnelian
Iconography:Fruit
Leaves
Length: 3.6 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Depth: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10948 - Field No SF

Description

Pendant/dangle consisting of three spherical fruits and three poplar-type leaves. Stringer is gold foil double loop. Complete, except for carnelian bead at base of one fruit.

CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) 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

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