A superb Near Eastern Snake Head Amulet, Achaemenid Period, ca. 550 - 330 BCE
MJ909Regular price $4,000 USD
Carved in the form of a snake head with defined browbone and nose, drilled eyes and curved mouth, the speckled stone reminiscent of snakeskin. Pierced for suspension.
Dimensions: Length: 0.43 inch (1.09 cm)
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall. On museum quality custom mount.
Provenance: Private Texas collection, acquired in the 1950's and then by descent.