Necklace of 161 gold, cornelian and lapis lazuli beads; melon- and lozenge-shaped. The stone beads are carved, perforated, and polished.


Thing

Exhibition
G56 Early Mesopotamia, 1991-2009
Made Of
cornelian, lapis lazuli, gold
Type of Thing
necklace
Techniques
polished, carved, perforated

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Woolley, Charles Leonard

Place

Found In
Royal Cemetery

Time

Acquired In
1928
Made
2300BC-2200BC
Period/Culture
Akkadian

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