A Bactrian Carnelian & Agate Bead Necklace, ca. 2nd millennium BCE
MJ1707Regular price $2,000 USD
A carnelian and shell bead necklace with small shell beads alternating with pairs of small carnelian beads, centered by a triangular banded agate pendant.
Dimensions: Length: 15 1/2 inches (39 cm)
Condition: With minor wear to the beads, a chip at one corner of the agate pendant that does not detract, in good condition overall.
Provenance: Ex. Private collection of Leonard Woolley's daughter, acquired Astarte Gallery, London, 1996. Ex. Christie's sale 1735, December 7, 2006, lot 216.