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Pyu Elephant bead

Pyu Elephant bead

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Hardstones: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1102585

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Zoomorphic quartz elephant bead from the ancient Buddhist Pyu city state of Halin, Shwe Bo, Burma 300 CE -900 CE. Referenced and photographed in Early Landscapes of Myanmar: Elizabeth Moore. Provenance - Bucklee Bell bead expert/author and former contributor to the Peter Francis Bead Research Project. Scale noted in last enlargement is in centimeters.