Zurich-Altstetten Bowl

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James Blake Wiener
published on 07 November 2017

Discovered during the construction of a railway line in 1906 in Switzerland, this golden bowl weighs 910 g, making it one of the heaviest gold receptacles unearthed in Europe to date. It was created around 1500-1000 BCE. (Landesmuseum, Zürich)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 07). Zurich-Altstetten Bowl. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7557/zurich-altstetten-bowl/

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