Bactrian Banded Agate Bead from China-Tibet
Natural banded agate bead from the pre-islamic north eastern Bactria (HIMALAIAN REGIONS AND BEYOND).
Perfectly preserved, it could be possible to date it to the first times to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty, when Bactria where known in China as Da Xia (大夏) , that means “Barbarian empire”.
- from hole to hole: 34mm.
- diameter: 7mm.