Babylonian Hematite Bead Necklace

An ancient Babylonian necklace, comprised of large striated hematite pendant beads and small carnelian beads, with Achaemenid granulated silver beads, restrung with modern silver components and clasp.

Ca. early 2nd millennium BC.
Length of necklace: 19 3/4 in. (50 cm).
Formerly in an Israeli private collection.
Inv#: 6905
Guaranteed Authentic


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