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Bronze Age Gold Bowl, 1100 BCE
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Bronze Age Gold Bowl, 1100 BCE

Bowl, gold. c. 1100 BCE. Zurich-Altstetten. Canton of Zurich. With images of stags and does grazing under round suns and crescent moons, this heavy vessel made of pure gold depicts both heaven and earth. It was buried by a farming community...
Gold Bangle, Hoxne Hoard
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Gold Bangle, Hoxne Hoard

A gold bangle of the Hoxne Hoard. The inscription reads VTERE FELIX DOMINA IVLIANE ("Use [this] happily lady Juliane"), which obviously indicates the name of the owner Juliane. Discovered in Suffolk, in the east of England in 1992 CE...
Bronze Age Gold Bowl Detail, 1100 BCE
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Bronze Age Gold Bowl Detail, 1100 BCE

Bowl, gold. c. 1100 BCE. Zurich-Altstetten. Canton of Zurich. With images of stags and does grazing under round suns and crescent moons, this heavy vessel made of pure gold depicts both heaven and earth. It was buried by a farming community...
Celtic Coinage
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Celtic Coinage

The coinage of the ancient Celts, minted from the early 3rd century BCE to the 1st century CE, at first imitated Greek and then Roman coins. Celtic engravers then soon developed their own unique style, creating distinctive coins with depictions...
Macedonian Gold Stater
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Macedonian Gold Stater

Macedonian gold stater from the reign of Philip II, 359-356 BCE. O: Head of Apollo. R: Charioteer driving a racing biga.
Gold Solidus of Antioch
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Gold Solidus of Antioch

A gold solidus from Antioch depicting Emperor Julian, 361-363 CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Gold Staff Finial, Zenu Culture
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Gold Staff Finial, Zenu Culture

A gold staff finial made by the ZenĂșes, a people who belonged to the ZenĂș tribe of ancient Colombia. It features an owl on the edge with a majestic crest, polished golden wings and false filigree openwork on its chest. Distinctive features...
Apollo, Macedonian Gold Stater
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Apollo, Macedonian Gold Stater

Macedonian Gold Stater, 359-336 BCE. O: Apollo, R: Charioteer. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Silla Gold Crown
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Silla Gold Crown

A gold crown of the Silla kingdom, Korea. From the Auspicious Phoenix Tomb, Geumseong (Gyeongju), 5-6th century CE. The crown is made of sheet-gold and decorated with granulation and crescent-shaped jade pendants. The tree-like upright parts...
Gold Silla Crown
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Gold Silla Crown

A gold crown of the Silla kingdom, Korea. From the Great Tomb at Hwangnam, Geumseong (Gyeongju), 5-6th century CE. The crown is made of sheet-gold and decorated with granulation and crescent-shaped jade pendants. The tree-like upright parts...