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Re: Many of the beads found in the digs are Carnelian from the Indus Valley Era -- Carl Dreibelbis Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: judy Mail author
07/26/2012, 21:12:08

The majority of the stone beads found in Africa originated in India. India has been the main production center of stone beads for millenia. From there they were transported across Asia into the Middles East and North Africa and on down into sub saharan regions. They have always been traded and have always travelled. My understanding is that the process of carbon dating would destroy the beads. I need to look into this again.

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