London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
FOUR GOLD GLASS BEAD, CORNELIAN AND LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACES
1ST MILLENNIUM B.C./A.D.
Comprising two gold 'sandwich' glass bead necklaces of mainly spherical beads with smaller conjoined beads, iridescent, Hellenistic/Roman period; a lapis and a cornelian bead necklace, each with silver spacers and interspersed with smaller silver beads, the lapis and cornelian beads of varying shapes including melon-shaped beads, polyhedral, spherical, pendant beads, lapis beads decorated with drill holes and cornelian beads with cross-hatching, 31 in. (79 cm.) long max., all restrung (4)
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