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* A superb Near Eastern Snake Head Amulet, Achaemenid Period, ca. 550 - 330 BCE

MJ909

Carved in the form of a snake head with defined browbone and nose, drilled eyes and curved mouth, the speckled stone reminiscent of snakeskin.  Pierced for suspension.

Dimensions: Length: 0.43 inch (1.09 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.   On museum quality custom mount.

Provenance: Private Texas collection, acquired in the 1950's and then by descent.


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