Description (Archival): Necklace. One string of carnelian and Lapis1     
Description (Modern): 37 lapis and carnelian beads.The 28 lapis beads are all small balls/ovals. The 9 carnelian beads are all long--one is a barrel, the rest are biconical of various degrees. The pattern is two lapis beads, followed by the alternating pattern of carnelian an2     
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17288     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.11     
Measurement (Length): 362     
Measurement (Weight): 21.5     
Notes: When Woolley excavated the beads, he strung them according to how they were in the ground. Legrain later strung them as necklaces and gave them B numbers. Maude restrung them back into strings in 1983 resulting in the date number. Records recording these changes do not exist at this point. B and date are just guesses     
[1] Description according to CBS Register.
[2] Description from Aubrey Baadsguaard and Keeper of Near East Section.


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