Description (Archival): Necklace. 3 strings of Carnelian, gold, Lapis1     
Description (Modern): 25 alternating lapis and carnelian beads, starting and ending with lapis. The 13 lapis beads are all squat biconical. The 12 carnelian beads are all barrel shaped and some are slightly biconical.2     
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17051b     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.14     
Measurement (Length): 381     
Measurement (Weight): 28.4     
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.     
[1] Description according to CBS Register.
[2] Description from Aubrey Baadsguaard and Keeper of Near East Section.


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