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Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring
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Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring

A gold ring from Mycenae, the largest such example. The engraved scene depicts lion-headed creatures in a religious procession carrying libation vases. On the left side is a seated goddess. 15th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum...
Lambayeque Gold Glove
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Lambayeque Gold Glove

A gold glove from a tomb of the Lambayeque Civilization of northern Peru, 900-1375 CE. (Museo Oro del Perú y Armas del Mundo, Lima, Peru)
Mycenaean Gold Jewellery Pieces
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Mycenaean Gold Jewellery Pieces

Strings of gold beads in the form of rosettes, papyrus and lillies from Mycenae area (14th century BCE). Nafplio Archaeological Museum.
Almoravid Gold Coin
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Almoravid Gold Coin

Almoravid dynasty (1056-1147 CE) gold coin from the reign of 'Abdallah ibn 'Iyad. 1146 CE. (British Museum, London)
Silla Gold Earrings, National Treasure 52
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Silla Gold Earrings, National Treasure 52

5-6th century CE gold earrings from the Silla Kingdom (57 BCE - 668 CE) of south-eastern Korea. From a tomb in the Gyeongju area. National Treasure No. 52. (National Museum of Korea, Seoul, South Korea)
Gold Ibex, Akrotiri
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Gold Ibex, Akrotiri

A gold ibex figurine from Akrotiri on Thera (Santorini), 17th century BCE. The figurine was discovered in 1999 CE in mint condition having been originally placed inside a wooden box within a clay chest. It is hollow and was made using the...
Gold Rhinoceros, Mapungubwe
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Gold Rhinoceros, Mapungubwe

A gold rhinoceros from a burial site at Mapungubwe, South Africa. 11-14th century CE. (University of Pretoria Museums, South Africa)
Cuneiform, Gold Earring from Ur III
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Cuneiform, Gold Earring from Ur III

This is the upper surface of the earring. Note how the cuneiform signs were carved and distributed and their distance from the center. The cuneiform text is read vertically, from the upper surface downwards on each segment, and it continues...
Neolithic Gold Bead
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Neolithic Gold Bead

A gold bead from the dolmen d'Er Roh, La Trinite Sur Mer (France). 2200-2000 BCE. (Vannes Archaeological Museum, France)
Roman Gold & Saphire Ring
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Roman Gold & Saphire Ring

Roman gold and saphire ring, second half of the 2nd century CE. The ring has a garnet centre stone. From an unidentified marble sarcophagus in Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)