A beautiful ancient banded agate bead in a style that is often referred to as comb or wing shaped. This is a very large bead and would make a magnificent focal bead on a necklace. Originating from South East Asia and probably dating to around 600 CE.
Age: 600 CE (approx)
Origin: South East Asia
Size: 72.5mm x 24mm
Condition: Mostly very good with minor weathering commensurate with age and a very small nik at one of the ends.