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Summer 2000

Re: not so sure..guessing

Posted by Elizabeth Himelfarb, Archaeology on October 11, 2000 at 13:46:45:

In Reply to: not so sure..guessing posted by something...i choose to remain unknown on October 09, 2000 at 14:35:06:

You know, the object in the picture might isn't really gold at all--it's made of bone! That might seem strange, but since bone's pretty easy to come by, it's quite a useful material. I like your idea that it could be part of a toy--you're the first to think of that. What sort of toy do you imagine it could have been part of? Remember that it has a rounded, tapered shape, meaning that it's narrower on one end than on the other. What do you think?

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