Pair of Sumerian Hair Rings
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strung on modern 22-karat gold sailor's knot chains, with sapphire beads

 

3rd Millennium BC

 

 

 

ex: private American collection, 1980's

 

 

cf:  Zettler, Richard ; Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur (Philadelphia, 1998) nos.56

 

 

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