Near Eastern Cornelian, Gold and Lapis Beads, with a Gold Crescent Pendant

strung as a necklace with an 18-karat gold S-hook clasp



Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC


Necklace Length: 33 cm.       (13 in.)


ex: private American collection, 1970's - 1980's


Liu, Robert ; A Universal Aesthetic. Collectable Beads (Vista, 1995) 





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