According to Christopher Columbus, those that had something of gold were in possession of one thing of nice worth on Earth and a substance to even help souls to paradise. In Islam, gold (along with silk) is often cited as being forbidden for men to put on.
Egyptian hieroglyphs from as early as 2600 BC describe gold, which King Tushratta of the Mitanni claimed was “more plentiful than filth” in Egypt. Egypt and especially Nubia had the assets to make them major gold-producing areas for much of historical past.
This old Muisca tradition grew to become the origin of the legend of El Dorado. An Indian tribute-bearer at Apadana, from the Achaemenid satrapy of Hindush, carrying gold on a yoke, circa 500 BC.
This is the biggest recognized gold coin minted in antiquity (169,20 g; 58 mm). The oldest identified map of a gold mine was drawn within the 19th … Read More