For the first time archaeologists are showing a 1.8-kilo haul of gold they found while performing excavations around a gas pipeline last year. Archaeologists in Lower Saxony are, for the first time, displaying a priceless gold haul found during the construction... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on February 23, 2012, 16:30.
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Gold, chemical symbol Au (from the Latin aurum meaning ‘shining dawn’), is a precious metal which has been used since antiquity in the production of jewellery, coinage, sculpture, vessels and as a decoration for buildings, monuments and statues. Gold does not corrode and so it became a symbol of immortality and power in many ancient cultures... [continue reading]