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Coptic Textile in Chur

Koptischer Stoff, um 400. Foto: Wikipedia

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Swiss Amber

Bernstein Collier, 4. Jahrhundert. Foto, Alamannen Museum Ellwangen

The Greeks, Romans, Celtic and other European peoples highly valued amber, a precious stone. Archaeological amber finds are made throughout Europe. The finds date from the older Stone Age ( c .10000-4000 BC), the later Stone Age (c. 4000-1800 BC), the Bronze Age (c. 1800-500 BC) and Greek and Roman times. The Roman (provincial) elite … Read more » “Swiss Amber”