Quimbaya Gold Necklace

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 November 2015
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Gold lends itself to the development of decorative techniques. Pre-Columbian pieces from South America were cast and decorated with twisted wire. From the Quimbaya civilization, Colombia, 11th to 16th century CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 28). Quimbaya Gold Necklace. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4252/quimbaya-gold-necklace/

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