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Lot 0262
Mediterranean; c. 3rd century BC- 3rd century AD
Examples include: carnelian, agate, amethyst, haematite, and lapis. The largest is of pendant form.


greatest length: 2" (5.1 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.



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A Group of 12 Ancient Stone Beads

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Providence, RI 02860
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