Oval rock crystal cabochon cut gem; weathered, with chipped edges.
- 5thC (late) (found with coins of this date)
- Made in: Afghanistan
- Excavated/Findspot: Hadda Stupa 10 (?)
- (Asia,Afghanistan,Hadda,Hadda Stupa 10)
- Height: 13 millimetres
- Width: 12 millimetres
- Thickness: 3 millimetres
For documentation of India Museum no.6, see 1880.3975.a, c, and 1880.3992.a, s. British Museum Research Laboratory no.7277-12-R, analysed by L. Joyner in 2002: Raman microscopy identified the stone as rock crystal.
Excavated 1st-15th July 1834 (Bombay Political Proceedings 1835, No.3, 15th July).
- 6 (India Museum no.)
- 7277-12-R (British Museum Research Laboratory no.)
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Object reference number: R##46141
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