University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B15137
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Carnelian
Basalt (uncertain)
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900

Description

Carnelian Bead/Basalt? Pendant CBS Register: line blank in register 85 of the beads are carnelian, one of which is a diamond [pierced so the square is a diamond] . the Pendant of the restrung necklace is a black stone (basalt?) animal head--likely a boar. His eyes are inlaid carnelian. One is missing. His two teeth are also inlaid, and are both present.


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