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J.D. Lajoux pins with lapis - lazuli heads , three amulets in the shape of fish — two made of gold and one of lapis lazuli — and a fourth amulet of gold with the figures of two seated gazelles . On the Queen's head were three diadems ...
( Left ) Gold spiral bracelet of two snakes whose tails are tied in a Hercules knot that is decorated with a garnet from Eretria in a bezel setting , 4th - 3rd century BC . In the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim , West Germany .
In the past the sandy dunes of Senegal provided alluvial soil from which the natives obtained much gold . There , as in other parts of Africa , the metal that was not exported was used to make ornaments for the tribal chieftains .
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