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Jewelry In The Making: Ancient Glass Beads

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The Phoenicians (who resided in present-day Lebanon) became highly skilled at making glass beads by 1200 B.C. They “borrowed many stylistic concepts from those with whom they traded, while developing their own technologies. The Phoenicians buried their dead with great care, interring unique core-formed glass pendants and beads with the deceased (Dubin, 1995:21). The Greek […]

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