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Object Number: B16693
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis Lazuli
Gold
Height: 30.6cm
Width: 27.8cm
Depth: 11.7cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10937 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: gold comb of Queen Shubad and 7 gold flowers.
-Puabi's hair comb. Gold, 7 gold flowers supporting each other with gold wire. Lapis balls at the center of the flowers, with gold on the center of all but one of the lapis balls.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Roaf, Michael. 1990. Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. 238. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 147View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 90View 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: 110-111View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 25 RightView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Chi, Jennifer, et al. 2015. From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics. 240. : Page/Fig./Plate: 148View Objects cited in this Publication

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