Thursday, May 26, 2005

ALL THAT GLITTERS Is Gold

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Central State Museum Kazakhstan
Gold is the oldest metal. It caught the eye of stone age humans. At first, humans looked only for rocks that could be shaped into tools which meant mostly flints and obsidian. But once humans conquered the rigors of the Ice Ages, they turned their minds to the subject of creating beautiful things. This is when carving of images, decorating bones and drawing on stones and cave walls suddenly appeared

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