CIRCA EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
A WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD AND LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE CIRCA EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. Composed of thirty-four lapis lazuli beads of various forms, interspersed with gold beads, primarily disks formed of granulation of various sizes, centered by an openwork biconical bead; strung with a modern hook-and-loop closure 21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm.) long
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.