CONNECTING WOMEN TO
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Primary Source #11

Necklace

Necklace found in the tomb of a Chinese girl. Late 6th century

This gold, pearl and lapis lazudi necklace was possibly made in Persia or Afghanistan, attesting to the desire of the wealthy for luxury items traded along the Silk Roads.

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CONNECTING WOMEN TO THE SILK ROADS
Introduction
Influential Women Women and Silk Production Exploring Primary Sources
  Tang dynasty’s Wu Zetian   Making Silk   Primary Source Lessons
  Princess Wencheng   Wearing Silk  
  Sorghaghtani Beki   Reviving Silk Traditions  
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