A fat ancient dZi bead with a cloudy surface that is possibly due to extended burial or overheating at the time of creation. It displays the sort after Tasso or Horse tooth decoration. The deep end wear from rubbing against other beads suggests this dZi has been worn and cherished for many centuries.
This bead was collected in India in the 1970s and has remained in a private collection until recently.
Condition: A good bead that remains robust and free from breaks or repairs.
Age: 2000 years old + or -
Size: 15.08 mm x 11.52 mm