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Striped Agate Bead from China-Tibet

Extra quality antique banded agate. This type of bead can be found in the Himalayan regions, like this one, but also in the Persian area.
 
Ancient, a very fine usage patina. Wear signs appropriate to the age.
 
This bead could be dated to the TANG Dynasty (618CE – 907CE). Any other suggestions are welcome!
 
See about “The History of Beads”, Thames & Hudson, L. S. Dubin, in the chapter dedicated to the asian agate beads. Even in J.W. Lankton’ “A Bead Timeline”, vol.1, The Bead Society of Greater Washington, 2003, table at page 44, section 484
 
Size:
  • length:         22mm.
  • diameter:        18mm.
  • weigth:            10grms.

400,00

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