A BACTRIAN ETCHED CARNELIAN BEAD NECKLACE
Circa 3rd-2nd Millennium B.C.
Composed of fifty-six carnelian beads, primarily disks and lozenges, strung with cylindrical beads and a large triangular bead as the central pendant, each with etched designs, including cruciform patterns on the disks, double triangles on the lozenges, and parallel lines on the cylindrical beads
20¼ in. (51.7 cm) long