Bactrian Haematite Anthropomorphic Bead

Description
Bactrian Haematite Anthropomorphic Bead
Circa 1st millenium BC

A Bactrian amulet in the form of face, made from dark haematite. The amulet bust features large, almon-shaped eyes and gently smiling lips. Incised detailing to the reverse to depict hair.

Length: 1cm height

Provenance: From SM London collection, by descent, 1970-99

Lot details
Culture
Bactrian
Material
Haematite
Object
Anthropomorphic Bead
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st millenium BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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