The necklace, reconstructed below, was found with other jewelery in Oplontis in "Villa B" (perhaps belonging to Lucius Crassus Tertius) in association with the remains of a woman killed by a pyroclastic flow from the 79 AD eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Austria

Austria

Brazil

Brazil

Colombia

Colombia

Egypt

Egypt

Ethiopia

Ethiopia

India

India

Madagascar

Madagascar

Mozambique

Mozambique

Nigeria

Nigeria

Pakistan

Pakistan

Russia

Russia

Tanzania

Tanzania

Zambia

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

These pages contain information on the history, location, geology, analytical and gemological data of the main ancient emerald's mines. Suggestions are welcome. Questions can be addressed to Carlo Aurisicchio 

 

Contacts:carlo.aurisicchio@uniroma1.it

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