World’s Oldest Pearl Found in Abu Dhabi is 8,000-Year-Old!

October 21, 2019 - General
The world’s oldest pearl has been discovered at Marawah Island, United Arab Emirates. Source: Arundhati Chaudhuri / CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have found an 8,000-year-old pearl – the world’s most ancient specimen. According to Emirati archaeologists the exquisite natural pearl is proof that valuable objects have been traded since Neolithic times. 

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