Pyu Culture period rock crystal ritual bead - 25,3 mm

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Pyu Culture period rock crystal ritual bead - 25,3 mm
Pyu Culture period, 200-1000 CE, Lower Myanmar

A rock crystal ritual bead Puy Culture period, 200-1000 CE, Lower Myanmar. Original, hand cut and drilled. It has been cleaned from the centuries deposits in a tumbler. Ancient patina. The holes are ancient, handmade, irregular, funnel-shaped.
D : 25,3 mm Shipping as registered mail-pack .

Provenance:
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
This lot comes from the unique collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Former diplomat, Asian Arts collector, Researcher
Founder and president of the Zelnik István Southeast-Asian Gold Museum
The largest private collection of Asian art resulting from more than 50 years of collecting

Acquired by Dr. Zelnik mid 2000 in Berlin from an important german collection.

Publications of Dr István Zelnik:
What one should know about Vietnam (in Hungarian) – book
More than 20 essays on Southeast-Asian politics and economy, presentations on international conferences
Co-author of 10 albums and books on Southeast Asian Art.

Important information.
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The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged.
The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.

Pyu Culture:
The Tibeto-Burman speaking Pyu people migrated in approx. the 8th Century from China into Burma and are the county’s earliest recorded inhabitants.
Most of pre-Pyu Culture flourished around the Samon Valley in central Myanmar.
They established the Pyu kingdom which remained powerful and influential for a millennium.
The kingdom established important trade ties with the Chinese and Indians from whom they adopted some practices such as Buddhism.

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