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Archaeologists Discover the Oldest Jewellery On Record

11 days ago   |   By Luxuo

Image: University of Arizona
Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest piece of jewellery on record. They discovered 33 shell beads that date back 150,000 years ago. This find was outlined in a research article published by Science Advances .
The artefacts were discovered near Morocco ‘s Atlantic coast in the Bizmoune Cave between 2014 and 2018. The beads have undergone rigorous tests to determine their age, and many of them are said to be between 142,000 and 150,000 years old.
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