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Golden Rhinoceros Of Mapungubwe And Today's Technology

Golden Rhinoceros Mapungubwe

One of Africa’s greatest treasures, the 800-year-old golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe tell us that technology come if many forms. These gold foil figures, discovered in royal graves at Mapungubwe, testify to the sophisticated, settled society which traded gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt many centuries before settlers from Europe arrived. The golden rhinoceros, described as the South African equivalent of Tutankhamun’s mask.

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