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Bronze Age Bling: Black Stone, Amber and Shells


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 368 days ago - news.discovery.com
A 4,200-year-old necklace made of alternating black and white disc-shaped beads has helped British researchers devise a new, minimally micro-destructive approach for the identification of shell species in archaeological artifacts.



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DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 8:59 pm
An interesting article.
 

Richelle R. (62)
Wednesday July 2, 2014, 8:29 am
very cool, especially because the jewelry did not require the slaughter of an animal or the digging of a mine.
 

Michael Van Overberg (0)
Wednesday July 2, 2014, 8:26 pm
Very good love learning how people lived and how they used what they had around very little waste.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 4:03 am
Interesting.
 

Kathleen Mireault (182)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 10:39 am
Noted. Thanks for sharing, Marty! Fascinating!
 

Terry H. (15)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 1:16 pm
Thanks for posting :)
 

Birgit W. (156)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 4:07 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 6:56 pm
Noted. Very interesting. Thank you. I wonder how far back personal adornment began.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 9:32 pm
Interesting. Thanks Marty
 

Nimue P. (313)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 11:23 pm
Thanks :)
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (41)
Friday July 4, 2014, 2:02 am
Interesting. Thanks Marty.
 
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