Near Eastern Black, Gray and White Steatite Beads

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

Mid 4th Millennium BC to Early 3rd Millennium BC

Length: 57 cm. (22 7/16 in.)

#1158

ex: private American collection, 1970’s

Comparandum: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Philadelphia obj. nos.: 36-6367; 86-18-615; 32-21-482