Coptos gold

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Description

Gold mined in the eastern deserts of Egypt such as in the vicinity of Quseir. The gold was brought to the town of Coptos on the Nile and sold as Coptos gold in the 19th and 20th dynasty (Odgen 1982).

Additional Information

J. Ogden, Jewelry of the Ancient World, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, 1982.

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