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Roman Gold Pendants
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Roman Gold Pendants

Roman gold pendants depicting various emperors. The far left pendant shows Hadrian (119-132 CE), the central shows Severus Alexander (222-235 CE), and the right example shows Gallienus as Mars (253-268 CE). (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Gold armband with emperor Caracalla and empress Plautilla
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Gold armband with emperor Caracalla and empress Plautilla

Gold armband with coins of Caracalla and his wife Plautilla, 202–205 CE. (Altes Museum, Berlin)
Gold Myrtle Wreath
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Gold Myrtle Wreath

4th century BCE gold myrtle wreath from Macedonia, a religious symbol, also indicating social position. It was worn at public appearances, religious ceremonies and symposia, and accompanied its owner to the grave. (Archaeological Museum...
Gold Olive wreath
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Gold Olive wreath

4th century BCE gold Olive wreath from Macedonia, both a religious symbol and indicator of social position and power (Archaeological Museum, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Nazca Gold Mask
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Nazca Gold Mask

A beaten gold mask from the Nazca civilization of Peru, 200 BCE-500 CE. 18.4 x 20.5 cm. The mask may represent a shaman in transformational pose, a common motif in Nazca art. An alternative interpretation is that it represents the weeping...
Gold Hair Ornament
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Gold Hair Ornament

A 3rd century BCE gold hair ornament from Agrigento, Sicily. The central medallion depicts Medusa. (Archaeological Museum of Agrigento)
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)
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)
Gold & Garnet Ring, Agrigento
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Gold & Garnet Ring, Agrigento

A gold and garnet ring from Agrigento, Sicily, 3rd century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Agrigento).
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)