DOI:​10.1007/s12520-015-0310-z
Corpus ID: 49586474
Zanzibar and Indian Ocean trade in the first millennium CE: the glass bead evidence
Marilee Wood, S. Panighello, +5 authors N. Boivin
Published 1 August 2017
Geography

Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences
Recent archaeological excavations at the seventh- to tenth-century CE sites of Unguja Ukuu and Fukuchani on Zanzibar Island have produced large numbers of glass beads that shed new light on the… 
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