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Gold Coins - Gupta Period
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Gold Coins - Gupta Period

Gold coins issued by Samudragupta (circa 335 – 375 CE).
Gold Gaya Crown
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Gold Gaya Crown

A gold crown from the Gaya confederacy, 42-532 CE, southern Korea. (National Museum of Korea, Seoul, South Korea)
Baekje Gold Crown Ornaments
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Baekje Gold Crown Ornaments

Gold crown ornaments from the Baekje kingdom of ancient Korea. From the tomb of King Muryeong (r. 501-523 BCE), near Gongju. National Treasure No. 155. (National Museum of Korea, Seoul)
Gold Etruscan Earrings, Populonia
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Gold Etruscan Earrings, Populonia

Gold earrings from the Etruscan city of Populonia in north-west Italy. 350-300 BCE. (British Museum, London)
Egyptian Gold Bracelets
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Egyptian Gold Bracelets

Egyptian inlaid gold bracelets belonging to Prince Nimlot, one of the sons of Sheshonq I, the first king of the 22nd Dynasty. About 940 BCE. Said to be from Sa el-Haggar (Sais), Egypt. From The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse...
Gold Earrings, Herakleia
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Gold Earrings, Herakleia

Gold disk earrings with filigree decoration. Tomb 22, southern necropolis, Herakleia, southern Italy. 4th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Siritide, Policoro, Italy)
Curator with Pair of Gold Earrings from Ur III
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Curator with Pair of Gold Earrings from Ur III

A curator is doing a routine and regular preservation work on a pair of gold earrings at the lab of the Sulaymaniyah Museum of Iraqi Kurdistan. October 18, 2017; exclusive photo. Ur III Period, reign of Shulgi, 2093-2046 BCE. Probably from...
Mesopotamian Gold Earring, Ur III
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Mesopotamian Gold Earring, Ur III

This is the upper surface of the earring . The right lower circle is broken and at the center of the trifoliate group lies a single golden sphere. The cuneiform text is read vertically, from the upper surface downwards on each segment, and...
Interior, Gold Earring from Ur III
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Interior, Gold Earring from Ur III

The interior hollow surface of the earring. Note how the carved cuneiform signs appear on this side and how the goldsmith joined the “lunar-shaped” segments of the earring. The cuneiform text is read vertically, from the upper surface downwards...
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...