lunula :

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  • n  the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail
  • n  a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age
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  • Mysteries uncovered by 4,000 BC treasures discovered in dumpster
    Two years ago police discovered a hoard of ancient gold objects in a dumpster in Dublin. Now the significance of their find has become evident What they found, wrapped in a sheet of paper, were two gold discs and an early Bronze Age lunula, a crescent-shaped collar from 4,000 BC . The ornaments had been in a safe stolen from a pharmacy in Strokestown, and the thieves apparently didn't notice the ...
    June 29, 2013 - Irish Central

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