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Kushan bone bead with owls, scorpion, spider and cockerel motifs

Stock Number: x8864
A faceted, hollow bone bead, each of the four sides superbly carved in high relief with animal designs, including owls, scorpion, spider and cockerel.
Price
Sales price $900.00

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Description

A faceted, hollow bone bead, each of the four sides superbly carved in high relief with animal designs, including owls, scorpion, spider and cockerel.

 

Origin:

Kushan period, 1st to 2nd century A.D. North India

Dimensions:

Length: 6.2 cm / Diameter of each side: 1.9 cm

Condition:

Small section of ancient loss at one end; otherwise intact, with beautiful, smooth patina.