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Introduction to Ancient Gems

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Presented by Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Oak Brook IL

Jan 14 2017
Introduction to Ancient Gems

See how gems were interpreted and traded by ancient civilizations and how researchers from different disciplines are cooperating in order to gain an understanding of ancient societies through their use of gems.

Archaeogemology combines the principles of gemology and the latest technology in mineralogical testing to assist in the interpretation of archaeological artifacts, mainly gems in the ancient world. Çiğdem Lüle, Mineralogist, Gemologist and Research Educator at Gemworld International, Inc. presents a brief introduction to archaeogemology. See how gems were interpreted and traded by ancient civilizations and how researchers from different disciplines are cooperating in order to gain an

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ADMISSION INFO

$5 per person

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60 minutes

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LOCATION

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

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