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Roman jewellery found in Japanese tomb

Roman-made glass beads have been found inside a 5th century burial mound near Kyoto. The government-backed institute has recently finished analysing components of the glass beads, measuring five millimetres (0.2 inches) in diametre, with tiny fragments of gilt attached. It found that the light yellow beads were made with natron, a chemical