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Inca Gold Sun Mask
Image by Andrew Howe

Inca Gold Sun Mask

A gold-sheet mask representing the sun god Inti from the La Tolita part of the Inca empire. The design is typical of masks of Inti with zig-zag rays bursting from the head and ending in human faces or figures. (National Museum, Quito, Ecuador...
Gold Jewellery, Mapungubwe
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Gold Jewellery, Mapungubwe

Gold beads and jewellery from a burial site at Mapungubwe, South Africa. 11-14th century CE. (Museum of Gems and Jewellery, Cape Town)
Gold Winged Scarab
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Gold Winged Scarab

This winged scarab was put on a mummy cover. Gold and faience. From Thebes, Egypt. Late Period, 746-332 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.
Macedonian Gold Wreath from Vergina
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Macedonian Gold Wreath from Vergina

A gold oak wreath and two-handled silver vessel (ampulla) from the main chamber of Tomb II, in the Royal Tombs at Aegae (Vergina).
Achaemenid Gold Scabbard
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Achaemenid Gold Scabbard

Ceremonial gold scabbard from the Oxus treasure. Achaemenid Period (550-330 BCE). British Museum.
Achaemenid Gold Appliques
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Achaemenid Gold Appliques

Gold appliques from the Oxus Treasure. Achaemenid Period (550-330 BCE). British Museum.
Gold Dinars of Al-Ma'mun
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Gold Dinars of Al-Ma'mun

These are the dinars (gold coins) inscribed in the reign of Caliph al-Ma'mun (r. 813-833 CE). Notice that they consist of inscriptions only and not illustrations, as was the case with Rashidun and early Umayyad coins, the Umayyad Caliph Abd...
Gold Dinar of Al-Amin
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Gold Dinar of Al-Amin

Dinars (gold coins) minted in the reign of Caliph Al-Amin (r. 809-813 CE) of the Abbasid Dynasty (750-1258 CE).
Gold Dinar of Al-Mansur
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Gold Dinar of Al-Mansur

Dinar (gold coins) minted in the reign of al-Mansur (r. 754-775 CE) of the Abbasid dynasty (750-1258 CE).
Gold Dinar of Al-Mahdi
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Gold Dinar of Al-Mahdi

Dinar (gold coin) minted in 783 CE, during the reign of al-Mahdi (r. 755-785 CE) of the Abbasid dynasty (750-1258 CE).