Ancient Mining Tools and Techniques
2022-7-23 · From 2500 BCE on, gold was produced for jewelry and found in Egyptian tombs. Objects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, diadems, pendants, pins and brooches have been discovered. The ancients mined it for their rulers for ages. Electrum coin from Ephesus, 620-600 BC, known as Phanes'' coin.