Ban Chiang's Bronze Heavy coiled bronze necklace - 24×12×7.2 cm

Description
Ban Chiang's Bronze Heavy coiled bronze necklace - 24×12×7.2 cm
Late period end of 1st century - Thailand

Decription

Heavy coiled bronze necklace and for Private collector

Ban Chiang area, Nong Han district, North-Eastern Thailand.

First millennium BCE. Ban Chiang is an important Bronze Age village and cemetery site, located at the confluence of three small tributary streams in Udon Thani province, northeastern Thailand.

The site is one of the largest prehistoric Bronze Age sites in this part of Thailand, measuring at least 8 hectares (20 acres) in size.

Excavated in the 1970s, Ban Chiang was one of the first extensive excavations in southeast Asia and among the earliest multi-disciplinary efforts in archaeology, with experts in many fields cooperating to produce a fully realized picture of the site.

As a result, Ban Chiang's complexity, with a fully-developed Bronze Age metallurgy but lacking the weaponry so often associated with it in Europe and the rest of the world, was a revelation.


NOTE DIAMETER WITHOUT STAND IS 15.2 cm

Datation

Late period end of 1st century

Provenance

French private collection acquired in Paris antique dealer around end of 80's

Bibliography

IMPORTANT for a aquite similar piece please check picture you can compare this necklace to Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998 and exhibit in THE MET Accession Number: 2001.433.303

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Lot details
Culture
Ban Chiang's
Material
Bronze
Object
Heavy coiled bronze necklace
Dimensions
24×12×7.2 cm
Century/ Timeframe
Late period end of 1st century
Origin
Thailand
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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