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An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the world's oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.

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The "Abu Dhabi Pearl" will be shown for the first time in the exhibition "10,000 years of Luxury" which is opening on October 30 at the Louvre Abu Dhabi " the outpost of the famous Paris museum.

Emirati experts believe that the pearls were traded with Mesopotamia " ancient Iraq " in exchange for ceramics and other goods. They were also likely worn as jewellery.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-20 11:26 AM | Reply

Aren't pearls oyster poo?

#2 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-10-20 11:46 AM | Reply

So guys were doing the pearl necklace thing back then even?

#3 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-20 11:56 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Aren't pearls oyster poo?

All I know is they make excellent sex toys and look amazing on brown skin.

#4 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-20 01:02 PM | Reply

Goats love pearls pulled from their butts?
Damn I always learn something knew.

#5 | Posted by patron at 2019-10-20 02:41 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

#3 no, they paid for it and said they did, just like this pearl.

frak Abu Dhabi.

#6 | Posted by ichiro at 2019-10-20 04:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

World's Oldest Pearl Found in Abu Dhabi

Probably Trump's fake teeth lost overboard from 2 years ago.

#7 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-10-20 05:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Louvre Abu Dhabi"

Geez. The Louvre used to be prestigious. This is like a fine steak house moving into a McDonald's, even if it is in the tallest and flashiest building built by the best western architects and western technology petro-bucks can buy.

Obviously the Louvre wouldn't be in Abu Dhabi if not for an accident of natural history that put oil under the sands of the UAE

#8 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-20 06:49 PM | Reply

Danni?

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-10-21 01:14 AM | Reply

if not for an accident of natural history that put oil under the sands of the UAE

Jealous much, GOAT-SHART? LOL

#10 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-10-21 02:08 AM | Reply

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