A fine Persian Sardonyx Bead Pendant
Achaemenid Period, ca. 550 - 330 BCE
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For a related example see: The Royal city of Susa: Ancient Near Eastern Treasures in the Louvre. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992, p.249 #176.
Condition: The pendant is intact and in excellent condition overall. It is re-strung as a necklace on a modern 18K white gold chain that can be adjusted up to 18 inches.
Dimensions: Bead length: 3/4 inch (1.9 cm).
Provenance: Private English collection, acquired from the trade in the early 1970s.
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