5 December 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A MESOPOTAMIAN BANDED AGATE AND GLASS BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed of barrel-shaped banded agate and glass beads in imitation of banded agate, centered by a larger lozenge-shaped banded agate bead; interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern hook-and-loop closure
29½ in. (74.9 cm.) long
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 24 June 1972, lot 82 (part).
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Please note the correct dating of this lot is late 3rd-early 2nd millennium B.C.
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