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  • n. A three-pointed decorative amulet, of bronze or jade, found throughout Southeast Asia


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  • Another argument for local manufacture centers on a pair of gold "lingling-o," omega-shaped ornaments, featured in the exhibit.

    Going for the Gold

  • But the recent discovery by the archeologist Peter Bellwood of a lingling-o workshop with tools and fragments in the northern Philippine province of Batanes indicates that such ornaments were manufactured there some 2,500 years ago.

    Going for the Gold

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