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4,000-year-old bone ornaments found in southern India

A collection of 50 carved bone ornaments has been found in India.

Shaped precisely like a rhombus with round holes in the middle and circular indentations, these are thought to have been used as jewellery. Samples of the artefacts are being analysed at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad.

“The ornaments are basically cut bone pieces, but (are) very precisely cut, all of equal shape, design, which in the 100 years of history of the department of archaeology and museums we have never come across,” she said.

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Story: Oneindia | Photo: telanganamuseums.in

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