|Antiquities - Indian and Himalayan|
|Origin:||Mohenjo-Daro or Harappa, 3rd millennium B.C.|
|Dimensions:||Height: 2.8 cm / Diameter at base: 2.8 cm|
|Condition:||Glaze wear evident; chipping to the base has revealed the vitreous core.|
Indian and Himalayan - Indus Valley faience bead seal An Indus Valley turquoise glazed faience bead seal of conical form with flattened top, the exterior surface with a complex meandering curvilinear design, the abstract forms possibly representing human figures and animals; the base of the bead exposes a central core of azure coloured glassy frit, the vitreous surface with superb pearly iridescence. The bead is perforated laterally at the top for suspension.