London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE
3RD MILLENNIUM B.C./CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
With cylindrical and barrel-shaped beads and large central flat ovoid pendant; and another brown and white banded agate bead necklace with central triangular pendant and barrel-shaped beads with later tear-shaped pendants and fluted gold spacer beads, 1st millennium B.C. and later, both restrung with modern clasps
18½ in. (47 cm.) and 16 in. (40.5 cm.) long respectively (2)
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