Egypt was the "Golden Land" of the ancient world, and it was here that techniques for the mining and refining of gold were developed. This precious metal played an integral part in the life and culture of ancient Egyptians and was widely used for jewellery, ornament and valued objects. Featuring over 400 photographs, this volume presents a wide range of ancient Egyptian gold objects and jewels. It constitutes a study of the subject, not only revealing some dazzling jewellery and metalwork but also tracing the development of ...

The Royal Gold of Ancient Egypt 1999, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781860645273

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