Babylonian Hematite Bead Necklace


Babylonian Hematite Bead Necklace

An ancient Babylonian necklace, comprised of large striated hematite pendant beads and small carnelian beads, with Achaemenid granulated silver beads, restrung with modern silver components and clasp.

Ca. early 2nd millennium BC.
Length of necklace: 19 3/4 in. (50 cm).
Intact and wearable.

Formerly in an Israeli private collection.

Inv#: 6905


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