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Burmese Elephant Bead

Burmese Elephant Bead

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Hardstones: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1031501

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Fine and rare bronze age (circa 1st BCE to 4th CE) averturine zoomorphic “elephant” bead, from Burma- most likely Pyu culture (Sri Ksetra?), although similar artifacts have been excavated at concurrent Lopburi sites in Thailand as well as Samon sites in Burma. . There is one lateral crack along the torso. Please note scale in enlargements is metric.

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