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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Head-dress ornament; double sting of lapis lazuli and cornelian beads; leaf-shaped gold pendants.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 13 inches
    • Width: 2.25 inches
  • Bibliography

    • Woolley 1956a 118 bibliographic details
    • Tait 1976 no.12a bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2015 – 2016 4 Dec – 29 May, National Museum of Singapore, ‘Treasures of the World’s Cultures’
    1989 1 Nov-1990 31 Dec, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpar, National Museum of Malaysia, Treasures from the Graves

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Objects allotted to the British Museum from the Ur excavations, season 1928-1929.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • U.12383 (excavation number)


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