The Pharaohs’ forgotten emerald mines

  title={The Pharaohs’ forgotten emerald mines},
  author={Odino Grubessi and Carlo Aurisicchio and Angelo Castiglioni},
  journal={The Journal of Gemmology},

Historiography and FTIR spectral signatures of beryl crystals from some ancient Roman sites in the Eastern Desert of Egypt

Beryl (mostly emerald) was mined in Egypt since Antiquity, particularly the so-called “Cleopatra’s Mines” in the Eastern Desert were a major source of emerald in the world during the Roman era in

A Hoard of Military Awards, Jewellery and Coins from Colchester

Abstract A hoard of objects found at the early Roman colony at Colchester in a small hole scraped into the floor of a house destroyed during the Boudican revolt includes a group of high-quality gold