Beads and objects of amber (probably parts of necklaces)

From Kakovatos and Eglianos, SW Peloponnese. 16th c. BC.
ΝAM, Π5688, Π 7936

Amber is the fossilized resin from trees. “Ore deposits” of this material are located along the coast of the Baltic Sea, where from it was transported to the Aegean area, probably through southwest Peloponnese.