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Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm

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  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm
  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm
  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm
  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm
  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm
  • Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm

Garuda Trading

Ancient Pumtek with Sun Ray Design - 12 Rays - 14 mm

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A lovely ancient stone bead with the rare sun ray design. It has a central equatorial stripe and 12 lines extending horizontally across the body. This design is often compared to a 'rail track' or the stitching on a rugby ball. If you view the side profile you can see this decoration actually forms a sun-like design. With the sun being the circle around the holes and the sun rays being the lines that radiate outwards. This bead has remained in a private collection since the 1980s

Condition: Very good with minor weathering commensurate with age.
Origin: Burma, Pyu Tircul
14 mm