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Hair Comb

Object Number:
B16693
Current Location:
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
PG 800
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Lapis Lazuli
Gold
Description:
CBS Register: gold comb of Queen Shubad and 7 gold flowers.
-Puabi's hair comb. Gold, 7 gold flowers supporting each other with gold wire. Lapis balls at the center of the flowers, with gold on the center of all but one of the lapis balls.
Height:
30.6cm
Width:
27.8cm
Depth:
11.7cm
Other Number:
U.10937   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)
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Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Roaf, Michael. 1990. Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. 238. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 147
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[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 90
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 110-111
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[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 25 Right
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