Why is gold so important?


photo of pyramids of Giza“You might wonder what early uses did they have for gold when they first discovered it. Unfortunately, we don’t know either. But since 3,000 BC gold played an important role with the Egyptians. It was used to decorate their temples, weapons, ornaments, and jewelry. To the ancient Egyptians, gold was so important to them that even the capstones in the great pyramid of Giza were made out of gold.”

USAGOLD note:  An interesting short-history on the ancient uses of gold . . . .

Image by Emadshenouda [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons [Edited]

Repost from 10-22-2018

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