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Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya - Girona

Necklace

Necklace, shells and bone, 19000 - 16000 BC, from Cau de les Goges (Sant Julia de Ramis, Girona).

Necklace, shells and bone, 19000 - 16000 BC, from Cau de les Goges (Sant Julia de Ramis, Girona).

Necklace made from mollusc shells from the orders Dentaliida (Dentalium) and Turbinidae (Turbo) with a pierced deer tooth. From the Palaeolithic period onwards, the presence of Homo sapiens saw an increase in the number of items related to personal jewellery, including paintings.

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