From: Iraq | Tepe Gawra

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 33-3-4
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Tepe Gawra
Archaeology Area Level sub VIII
Locus Grave IV | 5 J [12 N] | Level sub VIII | Levels VIII/IX (VIIIA-C, IX)
Period Gawra Sub VIII
Section Near Eastern
Materials Stone | Shell | Crystal (stone)

approximately 350 beads. Minute black stone rings. Minute white shell rings. large white shell rings. 4 crystal rings.

Rothman: Loose burial; infant.

3-9-a, 202 white stone beads

3-9-b, 212 mother of pearl beads

3-9-c, 115 black stone beads

3-9-d, 4 quartz beads

Beads were found near the hips and above the chest of the skeleton

Length 103 cm
Credit Line American School Oriental Research / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq; E. A. Speiser, 1933
Other Number G3-9 - Field No SF

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