Bead Manufacture at Hajar Ar-Rayhani, Yemen

@article{Gwinnett1991BeadMA,
  title={Bead Manufacture at Hajar Ar-Rayhani, Yemen},
  author={A. John Gwinnett and Leonard Gorelick},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  year={1991},
  volume={54},
  pages={187 - 196}
}
Stone beads have been made and worn since the Upper Paleolithic period. Beads have been used, appreciated and collected in a variety of ways throughout history, and often served specific religious functions. The authors study the various ways beads were shaped and polished, a topic that has been largely neglected in bead scholarship. 
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