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Re: [sig] Temple Rings

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  • Jenn/Yana
    Thank you Liudmila, for this clarification! The book I was looking at was an art book , with very little text. Nice pics, though. --Yana ... something
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 18, 2001
      Thank you Liudmila, for this clarification! The book I was looking at was
      an "art book", with very little text. Nice pics, though.

      --Yana

      >Actually, they are more different from each other than that. Temple rings
      >were flat metal pieces, and could be worn in the hair as well as on a
      >headdress.

      > Kotly [sic], on the other hand, were hollow metal ornaments (shaped
      something
      >like closed clamshells or flat balls) decorated with enamel, granulation, or
      >blackening, and secured to the headdress at the temples. They developed later
      >than the temple rings, and were worn primarily by city women.

      >Liudmila
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