A small Near-Easter Western Asiatic amuletic bead in the shape of a seated animal, pierced for suspension. The amulet is carved from rock crystal. In many Near Eastern cultures jewellery was worn by the living but also buried together with the deceased.
Length: 1.4cm height, 1.8cm length
Provenance: Ex S.M. Collection, London, Mayfair, acquired 1970s-90s.
- Western Asiatic
- Rock Crystal
- Animal Amulet
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 2nd-1st Millenium BC
- Good Condition, See Photo