Barakat Gallery
Login | Register | User Services | Search | Newsletter Sign-up
Barakat Gallery
HOME : Biblical Antiquities : Iron Age Artefacts : Iron Age Ivory Bead
Click to view original image.
Iron Age Ivory Bead - FJ.1545b
Origin: Israel
Circa: 900 BC to 600 BC
Dimensions: .3" (0.8cm) high x .5" (1.3cm) wide
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Ivory

Location: United States
Currency Converter
Place On Hold
Ask a Question
Email to a Friend
Previous Item
Next Item
Photo Gallery
Click photo to change image.
Print image
Click photo to change image.
Print image
In the ancient world, beads and pendants served multiple functions. In addition to their decorative appeal as jewelry, they could act as talismans to bring good luck and protect against illness and the evil eye. To hold such a piece in our hands today is to touch in an intimate way upon the life of the person who owned it long ago. We cannot help but wonder who that person was, what they thought, what mattered to them. This simple object sets the imagination upon an exciting journey of discovery. - (FJ.1545b)


Home About Us Help Contact Us Services Publications Search
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Security

Copyright (c) 2000-2022 by Barakat, Inc. All Rights Reserved - TEL 310.859.8408 - FAX 310.276.1346

coldfusion hosting