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Lot 0040
**Originally Listed At $350**

Ancient Near East, Sumeria, ca. 3rd to 2nd millennium BCE. A collection of dozens of ancient carnelian seed beads, white paste glass seed beads, and larger faience and red paste glass beads, fashioned into a series of dangling charms hung from a modern gold-filled chain. Each of these beads was made to adorn funerary items for elite women in ancient Mesopotamia. Wearable! Length of chain: 18" L (45.7 cm)

Provenance: private Denver, Colorado USA collection

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#130610

Condition

Beads are ancient and in nice condition, with light wear commensurate with age. Modern stringing.

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Sumerian Carnelian, Faience, & Paste Glass Necklace

Estimate $550 - $825Jul 30, 2018