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Bead in the Shape of a Tortoise

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Artist Unknown (Burma)

Date

c. 6th-8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Bead in the Shape of a Tortoise, Artist Unknown (Burma)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Stone
Size: 3/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in. (0.5 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm)
Creation Place: Burma, Pyu
Culture: Burma
Style: 5th-9th century
Physical Description: transparent orange stone carved in the shape of a tortoise with a circular shell; vertical hole through center (encrusted with dark accretions)
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Asian Art Council
Accession Number: 2001.4.19
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009