Thilo Rehren

Aug. 30, 2013

Ancient Beads with an Otherworldly Origin

Iron beads made from meteoric metals predate the Iron Age.

Archaeometallurgy, Thilo Rehren, iron age, meteoric beads, egypt, jewelry

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