Achaemenid Glass Restrung Necklace with Red Beads

Description
Achaemenid Glass Restrung Necklace with Red 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 vivid red.

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: 31cm half length, folded

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

Lot details
Culture
Achaemenid
Material
Glass
Object
Restrung Necklace with Red Beads
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 5th-4th Century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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