Monday, February 4, 2013

Ancient Egyptian necklace in Siberia

Ancient Egyptian necklace found on the skeleton of a 'virgin priestess' in Siberian burial mound | Mail Online:
Extraordinary brightly-coloured glass jewellery believed to be from Ancient Egypt has been found in a 2,400-year-old burial mound in Siberia.


It's  always interesting when goods are found in excavations far from where they were made, showing how extensive trade could be in Antiquity. For example part of an Exekias vase was found in a burial of a chieftain in Germany (here), Greek and Roman items in China (here),

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