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A beautiful pendant

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Dinahmo Thu 05-Mar-20 12:57:32

There's an article in the Guardian yesterday about the latest acquisition by the British Museum. It's a 3000 year old gold pendant which looks like a piece of 20th century jewellery. I'm amazed at the workmanship, so delicate

MiniMoon Thu 05-Mar-20 13:03:43

I was interested, so as you haven't posted a picture Dinahmo, I found the article.
here it is for anyone else. It's beautiful.

Daisymae Thu 05-Mar-20 13:17:51

Beautiful, what a work of art. I remember when Picasso saw the cave paintings of horses in France he said something like 'we have invented nothing new'. Makes you wonder.

tanith Thu 05-Mar-20 13:20:25

That is such a stunning piece and so interesting.

annodomini Thu 05-Mar-20 14:11:39

I saw that on the One Show yesterday. It looks as if it was made yesterday. I'm so glad it will remain in this country.

Dinahmo Thu 05-Mar-20 14:25:44


Thank you - I'm not very good at links and copying pictures.

Kalu Thu 05-Mar-20 14:30:45

I saw this beautiful piece yesterday and it immediately reminded me of many Art Nouveau,similar styled jewellery, which be came very popular.

The workmanship is outstanding and I love the design.

Namsnanny Thu 05-Mar-20 14:56:53

I'm glad you posted this Dinahmo and Thankyou MiniMoon for the link.

So beautiful, I wonder what happened to the other one?

Riverwalk Thu 05-Mar-20 15:01:27

My goodness it's stunning! Such precision.

callgirl1 Thu 05-Mar-20 16:05:37

That`s lovely.

Elrel Sat 07-Mar-20 11:06:45

Gorgeous and makes me wonder who wore it and how it came to be lost or hidden.
I once tried on a piece of ancient gold jewellery and can still remember the sensation of its history around my neck.
Too much imagination?!

Birdwatcher4 Mon 09-Mar-20 08:24:53

That is glorious! I seen the Cape of Mold at the National museum of Wales another fine piece also seen Tutankhamen,s mask in the Cairo museum anything that old never ceases to amaze me feel privileged to have seen them .

Nortsat46 Mon 09-Mar-20 08:36:04

Yes, I was astounded by the pendant, when I saw the photos in the Guardian. I covered the article up and asked my partner to guess when it was made. He thought the 1930’s because it looks so Art Deco.

It’s the most beautiful thing and 3000 years old ...

annep1 Mon 09-Mar-20 20:09:39

Beautiful. Can't believe its 3000 years old.

Chewbacca Mon 09-Mar-20 20:11:13

Wow! That's beautiful! Imagine the excitement for the person who unearthed that!

lupita Wed 11-Mar-20 09:50:44

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