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Jewellery and carved gems

Jewellery board, Royal Cemetery of Ur, about 2500 B.C.

Jewellery board, Royal Cemetery of Ur, about 2500 B.C.

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Material
Metals | Semi-precious stones
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Jewellery, carved gems and personal adornments, in gold, silver, bronze, shell, stone, etc. Inlays and multicoloured stones are commonly used (predominantly lapis lazuli, carnelian, agates, rock crystal and turquoise).
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Iraq
Period
Pre-Islamic