London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
FIVE MAINLY TRANSLUCENT BLUE, TURQUOISE AND GREEN GLASS BEAD NECKLACES
MAINLY PARTHIAN, SASSANIAN AND ISLAMIC PERIODS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C./8TH CENTURY A.D.
With spherical, biconical beads, some fluted, one twisted, the larger beads with mosaic opaque wavy thread or yellow hatched rope pattern, most iridescent; and a sixth polychrome mosaic glass bead necklace with small Phoenician 'eye' beads, 7th Century B.C./A.D., all restrung
18 to 11 in. (45.7 to 28 cm.) long (6)
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