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Roman Gold Hairnet
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Roman Gold Hairnet

Hairnet made of finely woven gold wires, 1st century CE (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome)
Gold Ring from Mycenae
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Gold Ring from Mycenae

A Mycenaean gold ring depicting a hunting scene. From Grave Circle A, Mycenae, 16th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
God Sebiumeker Gold Shield
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God Sebiumeker Gold Shield

Gold shield with the head of god Sebiumeker. From the treasure of the Nubian queen Amanishakheto, pyramid N6, Meroe, modern-day northern Sudan. Meroitic period, around 1 CE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Chimu Gold Rattle
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Chimu Gold Rattle

A Chimu gold rattle, 1100-1470 CE. The figure, with earspools and headdress, represents a member of the Chimu ruling class and was a common motif in Chimu art. (Art Institute of Chicago)
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)
Chiriqui Gold Pendant
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Chiriqui Gold Pendant

A Chiriqui gold pendant in the form of a frog. Costa Rica, 1300-1500 CE. (St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri)
Gold Coins - Gupta Period
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Gold Coins - Gupta Period

Gold coins issued by Samudragupta (circa 335 – 375 CE).
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.
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)
Gold Coin Pendant of Constantine
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Gold Coin Pendant of Constantine

This object is associated with a late Roman emperor, who was at the heart of the changing Roman Empire. This gold pendant is set with a coin of Constantine the Great. The pendant is made in a pierced metalwork technique popular in fine jewellery...