Description (Archival): Necklace. Nine strings of gold, lapis, Carnelian1     
Description (Modern): 25 beads of alternating lapis and agate, starting and ending with lapis. The 13 lapis beads are all balls/ovals of various sizes. The 12 agate are all barrel shaped.2     
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17058c     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.27     
Measurement (Length): 368     
Measurement (Weight): 24.8     
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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