A collectible stone bead in the shape of a stylised tiger or dog. Zoomorphic stone beads were prized as amulets in this region. It displays a light tan colour and is made from a light weight stone material (possibly limestone). Most beads of this design were carved from green chalcedony, carnelian or rock crystal.
Collected in Burma in the 1980s
Origin: Burma, Pyu/Tircul
Age: 1500 years old (approx)
Condition: Very good
Size: 23mm x 16mm