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Greek, Dekadrachm of Syracuse, c.470-465 BC. On one side is the head of Arethusa surrounded by dolphins, on the other a charioteer driving a quadriga with Nike flying above and a lion below. | © 2014 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes Greek Late Hellenistic mid-1st century BCE said to be from North Africa possibly Cherchell Algeria (1)
ca. 5,000 BCE. Neolithic stone beads from early settlements in Sahara, North Africa. Using simple hand-carved tools, stones were placed on a grooved stone and pecked out from both sides which was difficult, nonetheless, modern means cannot duplicate them. Tubular beads were even more difficult and came later in the Bronze Age in West Asia and the Indus Valley. Holes are generally not smooth nor even. SItes show many beads were broken in the process.