Genuine Natural Egyptian Turquoise Necklace Gift for Her Beaded Necklace (214g). Genuine Natural Sinai Turquoise Necklace. Bigger bead diameter 20 mm.
Smaller bead diameter 16 mm. Since at least the First Dynasty (3000 BCE) in ancient Egypt, and possibly before then, turquoise was used by the Egyptians and was mined by them in the Sinai Peninsula. This region was known as the Country of Turquoise by the native Monitu.There are six mines in the peninsula, all on its southwest coast, covering an area of some 650 km2 (250 sq mi). The two most important of these mines, from a historic perspective, are Serabit el-Khadim and Wadi Maghareh, believed to be among the oldest of known mines. The former mine is situated about 4 kilometres from an ancient temple dedicated to the deity Hathor. Egyptian Scarab GOLD 18K Stamped Yellow Gold Pendant (8.25g).
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