Earliest Lead Artifact in World Found in Israeli Cave - and It Was Made in Turkey

Analysis of 6,000-year old large lead bead found by Israeli archaeologists in Ashalim Cave in the Negev indicates that the ore came from Anatolia.

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The Ashalim Cave lead object, found by a team of Israeli archaeologists.
The Ashalim Cave lead object, found by a team of Israeli archaeologists.Credit: Naama Yahalom-Mack et al

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