Georgian Bead-Pendants

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 October 2017

These bead-pendants with pyrope and turquoise gems were found in Samtavro, vault no. 905, in what is modern Georgia. They were made between the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE. (Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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