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String of Beads

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Object Number:30-12-562
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 1054
Locus: PG 1054, chest of central figure in domed chamber
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Carnelian
Electrum
Length: 111.5 cm
Outside Diameter:2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number:U.11910 - Field No SF

Description

String of gold and carnelian, large beads. Flat lentoids, and carnelian and electrum large double conoids.

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
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) 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: 116View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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