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Belt

Object Number:30-12-559
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 1236
Locus: PG 1236, chamber B.
Period: Early Dynastic III
Date Made: 2600-2450 BCE
Early Date: -2600
Late Date: -2450
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Lapis Lazuli
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number:U.12450 - Field No SF

Description

of gold and lapis. Discs of lapis set in heavy gold rings and threaded between bits of lapis with convex edges to fit the rings. 3 complete discs and 4 links.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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