London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
FIVE WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACES
3RD MILLENNIUM B.C. TO PARTHIAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Two with brown, pink, orange and white flattened lentoid and rectangular beads; another with barrel-shaped, lentoid, disc, rectangular and cylindrical beads, some of cornelian, with four amethyst biconical spacers; another with brown, black, orange and white barrel-shaped beads, with four cylindrical gold spacers and a Mesopotamian central long slender cornelian bead with gold capped terminals; and another with lozenge and barrel beads, including two agate 'eye' beads and a central large flattened rhomboidal bead and ten fluted biconical gold spacers, all restrung
19 in. (48.2 cm.) long av. (5)
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