Circular, gold colored medal with portrait of David Ben Gurion on obverse and inscription: "David Ben Gurion, 1886-1973, written in English and Hebrew." Reverse side includes abstract image similar to a plant of flame and inscription: "Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Linus Pauling," written in English and Hebrew. Wood-mounted award including copy of gold Ben-Gurion medal and text: "Ben-Gurion University of the Negev hereby presents the BEN-GURION AWARD to Dr. Linus Pauling. Scientist, author, teacher, humanitarian. In recognition of his exemplary lifetime achievements. Beer-Sheva, May 1987."
Awarded by Universitat Ben-Guryon ba-Negev (Ben-Guryon University of the Negev)
Subject: Decorations of honor, Academic
Name: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev