Description (Archival): Necklace. Five Strings of Gold and Lapis1     
Description (Modern): 17 beads, mainly gold and lapis. The strand begins and ends with a small carnelian ring. In between are alternating lapis and gold beads. The 8 lapis beads are both flattened lozenges and a round biconical, and one biconical that has been flattened on so2     
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17060e     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.42     
Measurement (Length): 377     
Measurement (Weight): 55.7     
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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