Oldest Known Shell Beads

These are the world's oldest known shell beads.

Skhul Shell Beads, Skhul, Israel
Oldest Known Shell Beads
Exhibit item
Discovered by: 
A team led by Dorothy Garrod and Dorothea Bate
Age: 
About 135,000 to 100,000 years old
Site: 
Skhūl, Israel