An Achaemenid carnelian bead necklace, with central Janus headed shell amulet

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An Achaemenid carnelian bead necklace, with central Janus headed shell amulet
Stock Number:
y3810
$ 750.00

Description

A fine Achaemenid carnelian bead necklace, with carved shell amulet at the centre depicting Janus headed hounds. Stung on silk finished with an sterling roman hook and loops plated in 18 carat gold. An attractive wearable example.

Origin:

Achaemenid Empire. Circa  5th to 4th Century B.C., Greater Persia

Dimensions:

Amulet: 3.7 x 3 cm

Full length: 46 cm

Condition:

Fine condition.