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String of Beads

Object Number:33-22-168
Current Location: On Loan
Provenience: Iran
Tepe Hissar
Locus: Period III C
Period: Hissar IIIc
Date Made: 2200-1800
Early Date: 2200
Late Date: 1800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Shell
Lapis Lazuli
Grahamite
Paste
Stone
Length: 131 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Persian Expedition; Erich Schmidt, 1933
Other Number:H3590 - Field No SF

Description

Alabaster barrels, lentoids, tubes and tubes with carinated sides; shell lentoid decorated on both sides with 5 double incised circles; 1 lapis irregular; grahamite, shell paste and red stone discs; a few natural shells.

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