Achaemenid Glass Restrung Necklace with Blue Beads

Achaemenid Glass Restrung Necklace with Blue Beads
Circa 5th-4th Century BC

An Ancient Persian-Achaemenid Empire restrung necklace composed of beautiful glass and hardstone beads in different shades and hues of light blue.

At its peak, the Achaemenid Empire had the most expansive territory in history, on account of which it embraced a fusion of various languages, religions, and cultures. Indeed, the phiale itself was not a Persian invention, but can be traced back to the Bronze Age and even prehistoric Greece.

Measurements: 33cm half length, folded

Provenance: From a private UK collection, 1920's - 1940's.

Lot details
Restrung Necklace with Blue Beads
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 5th-4th Century BC
Good Condition, See Photo
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