Description (Catalog Card): Beads. String of gold and lapis balls alternating.     
Description (Archival): Necklace. Three strings of Carnelian long with conoids between1     
U Number: 10978I     
Description (Modern): 30 gold, carnelian and agate beads with no real pattern, and including two pendants that, in a "cloak" would have stood out perpendicular to the strand. The strand begins and ends with a small carnelian ring. The 20 carnelian beads are pendants, squat biconicals, barrel biconicals, flattened lozenges, and barrels. The 8 gold beads are almost all flattened [one isn't] and round and rectangle in shape. There is one agate barrel bead, slightly rounded. CBS17295 is written on this object.2     
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17287c     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.47     
Measurement (Length): 385     
Measurement (Weight): 29.4     
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. B and Date According to EMU     
[1] Description according to CBS Register.
[2] Description from Aubrey Baadsguaard and Keeper of Near East Section.

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