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Following the Amber Road, from Brno to the Baltics

March 7, 2017  
Etruscan Ram's Head Pendant 500 to 400 B.C.

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route stretching from the Baltics to the Adriatic along which precious translucent fossil resin, highly-prized for flashy adornments (especially if it had a nifty bug in it), was swapped for goods and sent south to fill workshops of fastidious jewelry makers with such… Read more »