String of Beads
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Date Made:||2650-2550 BC|
|Credit Line:||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1983|
Cloak beads from the upper body of the lady Pu-Abi. collar made of triangular lapis lazuli and gold beads and gold and lapis lazuli biconical beads. Four strands below collar of lapiz lazuli, gold and carnelian tube beads. 86 strings run vertically.
-53 alternating gold and lapis beads, beginning and ending with a gold bead. The 26 lapis beads are all barrel shaped of various degrees of biconical. The 27 gold beads are all very small, and mainly squat biconical but some are balls.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 95||View 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: 112||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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