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“A necklace. Necklaces were worn by both sexes among the most polished of those nations which the Greeks called barbarous, expecially the Indians, the Egyptians, and the Persians. Greek and Roman females adopted them more particularly as a bridal ornament. They were of various forms, as may be seen by the following specimens.” — Smith, 1873


necklace, Monilia


William Smith, A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1873) 218


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