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Accessories and instruments - Jewellery

Gold earring with jasper and carnelian beads, Ashur, 14th – 13th c. BC, L 3.5 cm.

Gold earring with jasper and carnelian beads, Ashur, 14th – 13th c. BC, L 3.5 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Stefan Büchner
Beaded necklace, Uruk, 8th – 6th c. BC, Ø 10 cm.

Beaded necklace, Uruk, 8th – 6th c. BC, Ø 10 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Olaf M. Teßmer
Stone and shell necklace, southern Iraq, Parthian era (125 BC – AD 240).

Stone and shell necklace, southern Iraq, Parthian era (125 BC – AD 240).

© State Board of Antiquities and Heritage, Baghdad / Abdulamir al-Hamdani
Gold earring with pearls, garnet and glass, 8th c. AD, 9 x 2.5 cm and 8.2-8.4 g.

Gold earring with pearls, garnet and glass, 8th c. AD, 9 x 2.5 cm and 8.2-8.4 g.

© Museum für Islamische Kunst – SMB, Berlin

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Material
Metals | Shell | Ceramics | Glass | Ivory | Porcelain | Stone
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Metal (copper, bronze, silver, gold), shell, gemstones (carnelian, lapis lazuli, rock crystal, turquoise), glass, ivory, hardwood, ceramics, faience. Necklaces, earrings, threaded beads, etc.; hammered, gilded, cast, carved or granulated. Animal and floral motifs. May be inlaid.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
5th millennium BC – 19th century AD