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Belt

Object Number:B16811
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 55
Period: Early Dynastic III
Date Made: 2600-2450 BCE
Early Date: 2600
Late Date: 2450
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Carnelian
Lapis Lazuli
Limestone
Height: 2 cm
Length: 43 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number:U.8011 - Field No SF

Description

49 beads strung into belt

CBS Register: necklace. 39 heavy carnelian (Sketch of the bead), 8 round lapis, 2 spacers of rough limestone. builds 4 strings. PG 55

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 132View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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