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Pyu Culture period dyed petrified palmwood - Pumtek bead with 4 stripes - 9 mm

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Pyu Culture period dyed petrified palmwood - Pumtek bead with 4 stripes  - 9 mm

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Thailand, Lop Buri, +- 2000 years old

A dyed petrified palm wood - Pumtek - bead with 4 stripes from Lop Buri, Thailand,+- 2000 years old. Its colour is natural. No traces of dying at a later date. The holes are ancient, handmade, irregular, funnel-shaped. Ancient patina.It has been cleaned from the centuries deposits and now its surface is smooth. In good condition.+- similar pieces are published in the book: Bunchar Pangpanich : Beads of Lop Buri , pp .46,47
D : 9 mm Shipping as registered mail-pack.

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Acquired by Dr. Zelnik, mid 90's in Bangkok from the collection of a Thai University professor.

This lot comes from the unique collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Former diplomat, Asian Arts collector, Researcher
Founder and president of the Zelnik István Southeast-Asian Gold Museum
The largest private collection of Asian art resulting from more than 50 years of collecting

Publications of Dr István Zelnik:
More than 20 essays on Southeast-Asian politics and economy, presentations on international conferences
Co-author of 10 albums and books on Southeast Asian Art.

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Pyu Culture:
The Tibeto-Burman speaking Pyu people migrated in approx. the 8th Century from China into Burma and are the county’s earliest recorded inhabitants.
Most of pre-Pyu Culture flourished around the Samon Valley in central Myanmar.
They established the Pyu kingdom which remained powerful and influential for a millennium.
The kingdom established important trade ties with the Chinese and Indians from whom they adopted some practices such as Buddhism.

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