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Ancient Pyu Stone Elephant Bead


 
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Our Price: £50.00

Product Code: PYU5436

Description
 
A highly collectible stone bead (possibly limestone) in the shape of an elephant. Zoomorphic stone beads were prized as amulets in this region. It displays variation in colour possibly due to longtime burial. It is a made from a light weight stone material that is not so commonly seen. Most beads of this design were carved from green chalcedony, carnelian or rock crystal.

Collected in Burma in the 1980s
Origin: Burma, Pyu/Tircul
Condition: Very good
Size: 20 mm x 16 mm


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