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Woman's head wearing jewellery, preserved as excavated; head of body 53 in the great death pit; the jewellery includes a gold ribbon in the hair, a silver comb, a diadem of gold leaves, gold ear-rings and a silver comb with gold and lapis lazuli head; there was also a collar of triangular beads and at least one necklace and cockle shells of green cosmetic paint; the woman held a copper and stone bowl.
- Excavated/Findspot: Royal Cemetery
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Royal Cemetery (Ur))
- Length: 16.5 inches
- Width: 15 inches
On display: G56/dc18
Objects allotted to the British Museum from the Ur excavations, season 1928-1929.
- U.12408 (excavation number)
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Object reference number: WCO24598
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