Africa | Veil from Morocco | Wool and cotton; dyed with black and aubergine surround, and with embroidered 'eyes' | Sothebys

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nénuphar bijou textile copirates

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Necklace of gold and lapis lazuli; three strings of beads; 16 gold pendants, 8 leaf-shaped pendants, 5 bud-shaped pendants overlaid with gold, 3 pendants overlaid with gold with two human-headed bulls each, back to back; 15 cylindrical beads overlaid with gold, 172 cylindrical lapis lazuli beads, carved, perforated and polished. Culture/periodEarly Dynastic III term details Date2600BC-2350BC - Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Royal Cemetery (Ur)

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