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published on 28 July 2014

This headdress was made of silver and inlaid with gold, lapis lazuli, and other precious stones. It was found in one of the royal cemeteries at Ur and belonged to one of queen/princess Pu'Abi's female attendants. Early dynastic period, c. 2600 BCE. From Ur, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).


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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP (Glasg)
A consultant neurologist and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia.

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