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Quimbaya pre-columbian gold

Quimbaya culture Gold Colombia

Nose Ornament, c. 400-1000 West-central Colombia, Quimbaya Style, 5th-10th Century hammered gold

Hollow Cast and Hammered Gold Vessel or Lime Flask from Columbia, probably Quimbaya Region, 400-1000 A.D

Taringa!from Taringa!

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Quimbaya pre-columbian gold

In Denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat.

polydactylism-Six fingers-were noted to be in the giants of old-such as Goliath and his brothers, in the old testament.

Openwork filigree nose ring Quimbaya , A.D. 500–1530 gold -1 http://pinterest.com/spilimbergo/8-pre-columbian-jewelry/