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Necklaces

Unknown-3100/-2900

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

These colourful necklaces were found in the Euphrates Valley in northeast Syria. They are made of chalcedony, agate, calcite, limestone, transparent rock crystal and opaque types of crystal. Most of these varieties of stone were imported through trade networks from the mountainous regions of Turkey. The necklaces were found in graves.

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  • Title: Necklaces
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: -3100/-2900
  • Location: divers, Syrië
  • Datering: 3100-2900 v.C.
  • Afmetingen: lengte: 51 tot 81 cm
  • Type: necklace
  • External Link: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
  • Medium: stone ; rhinestone

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