PAKISTAN NORTHWEST FRONTIER Neolithic-early Bronze Age? bead circa 5000-1000 BC


PAKISTAN, NORTHWEST FRONTIER, Neolithic-early Bronze Age?, bead, circa 5000-1000 BC, shaped like a magic tooth wrapped with ritual string, carved bone, 33x7x7mm, 3.7g, looks like the tip was chewed a bit, but this thing is so evocative of most ancient magic, hey you gamers, you know, actually, this is real.

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The bead depicts a ritualized canine tooth of some large animal. The association was power and luck. The ritualizing of animal teeth was done in prehistoric times.

Northwest Frontier Province was renamed Khyber Pakhtunwa in 2010.

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.