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CNRS broadcasts a movie on the Mehrgarh amulet

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The study carried out on the lost-wax cast amulet from Mehrgarh is subject of a new video broadcast since the 5th of July on CNRS Le journal, the CNRS scientific information website dedicated to the general public.

This movie retraces the works done on this 6000-year-old amulet and describes the new analysis techniques that enable understanding the composition and manufacturing process of this first example of lost-wax casting.

The video is available on CNRS Le journal :