Gemstones

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Harrell, James (2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Material Culture, Art And Architecture | geology, jewellry, gems, color | Archaeological Anthropology

The gemstones of ancient Egypt, broadly defined, include all rocks, minerals, and biogenic materials used for jewelry (beads, pendants, ring stones, and cloisonné inlays), amulets, seals, and other small decorative items (figurines, cosmetic vessels, and inlays in furni... View more
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