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Pyu Elephant bead

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Pyu Elephant bead

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.

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