Description (Modern): 33 alternating lapis and carnelian beads, starting and ending with lapis. The 17 lapis beads are all balls/ovals. There are 16 carnelian beads that are all barrel shaped and some are slightly biconical.1     
Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number): 83-7-1.64     
Measurement (Length): 372     
Measurement (Weight): 19.9     
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 from Aubrey Baadsguaard and Keeper of Near East Section.


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