FISH BRACELET

MS 2088/1
MS Short Title FISH BRACELET
Text FISH BRACELET
Description MS in late Assyrian on jasper, Assyria, 900-600 BC, 1 fish-formed bracelet of 10 pieces, 16,0x2,4 cm, 1 sign, meaning "fish", in Late Assyrian cuneiform on the fish-head, on the other pieces: a group of concentric circles in the middle, a cross and a narrow band of very close short vertical strokes, 2 holes for a cord or wire, tail-piece missing.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1996, grey cloth gilt folding case, by Aquarius.
Context MS 2088/2 is a very similar bracelet fish, but uninscribed.
Place of origin Assyria
Dates 900-600 BC

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