Gemstones and Mineral Products in the Red Sea / Indian Ocean Trade of the First Millennium
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Seland, Eivind Heldaas
- Publisher: Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums
This article addresses the role of minerals and mineral products in general and gemstones in particular in Red Sea and Western Indian .cean trade in the frst millennium. It is argued that texts from the early part of the period provide a plausible, albeit approximate ov...