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Ribbon

Thin band, 2.5m. in length, to wrap around shroud, or perhaps over wreaths and hair ornaments as gold and silver ribbons at Ur. Broken at one end, hooked at other. Such ornaments appear to have formed the burial jewelry of a high-born woman, not unlike the gold treasures found by Heinrich...

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Provenance

By 1968: with George Zacos, Basel, Switzerland; purchased from George Zacos by MFA with funds provided by Landon T. Clay; accessioned as Centennial gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, April 10, 1968

Credit Line

Centennial Gift of Landon T. Clay

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Bronze Age, about 2400 B.C.

Accession Number

68.121

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment