Near Eastern Black, Gray and White Steatite Beads

strung as a necklace with an 18-karat gold S-hook clasp

 

 

Mid 4th Millennium BC to Early 3rd Millennium BC

 

Necklace Length: 57 cm.       (22 7/16 in.)

 

ex: private American collection, 1970's

 

Liu, Robert ; A Universal Aesthetic. Collectable Beads (Vista, 1995) 

 

 

 

#1158

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