1927-1928, excavated by Sir Leonard Woolley on behalf of the Joint Expedition of the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania and the British Museum; ceded to the University Museum in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1933, purchased from the University Museum.
“Archaeology: Exploring the Past,” The Junior Museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 1962–June 30, 1966.
Dimand, Maurice S. 1933. "Notes: Sumerian Jewelry." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28, p. 114.
Woolley, C. Leonard. 1934. Ur Excavations II: The Royal Cemetery. London, Philadelphia: British Museum and Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, pp. 67, 560, pl. 29-35.