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Gold Necklace |  Late Bronze Age, about 14th-13th century BC | Possibly from western modern Turkey |     This necklace may date to the time of the expansion of the Hittite Empire from central Anatolia westwards towards the Aegean coast and southwards into Syria.

Gold Necklace Late Bronze Age, about century BC Possibly from western modern Turkey The British Museum, Located in Room Ancient Turkey

Amber disk with a gold rim, possibly worn as a pendant, from the Early Bronze Age burial of a woman, Preshute G1a. Popularly known as ‘sun disks’ these are frequently found as pairs and could have been worn as earrings but there is no certain evidence for this.

Amber disk with a gold rim, possibly worn as a pendant, from the Early Bronze Age burial of a woman, Preshute G1a. Popularly known as ‘sun disks’ these are frequently found as pairs and could have been worn as earrings but there is no certain evidence for this.

ROMAN GOLD

Armlet / Gold / trumpet-shaped elements / Found in the Charente Maritime, France (Middle Bronze Age / BC)

mycenaean gold

(Millennium Oldest Gold) A Mycenaean Gold Necklace from Dendra, Mycenae, Greece. ca centuries BCE.

The Etruscans are famous for their stunning craftsmanship which is reflected by this diadem of golden oak leaves and acorns.      National Etruscan Museum at Villa Giulia, gold jewelry -

Etruscan diadem of golden oak leaves and acorns, circa 550 BCE, National Etruscan Museum at Villa Giulia, Rome.

A ROMAN NICOLO RINGSTONE CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.

A ROMAN NICOLO RINGSTONE CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.

Earrings and Pendant  Object Name: Pendant Date: 11th–12th century Geography: Iran Medium: Gold; filigree and granulation Dimensions: Max. diam. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm) Classification: Jewelry Credit Line: Purchase, Shamina Talyarkhan Gift, 2007

Earrings and Pendant Object Name: Pendant Date: century Geography: Iran Medium: Gold; filigree and granulation Dimensions: Max. cm) Classification: Jewelry Credit Line: Purchase, Shamina Talyarkhan Gift, 2007

Earring with head of lion-griffin - Period:  Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period; Date: 4th-3rd century B.C.;  Geography: Egypt;  Medium: Gold;  Dimensions: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) by patrice

Earring with head of lion-griffin Period: Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period Date: century B. Geography: Egypt Medium: Gold Dimensions: 3 cm in.

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