ANCIENT Egypt's Ancient Pharaohs, the first to discover gold. The first to discover gold was the Pharaohs, through excavations in the Eastern Desert, Red Sea and Nubia.
Ancient Egyptians excelled in manufacturing gold and it had a strong presence in their life. The Pharaohs discovered gold in ancient times, as the ancient Egyptians discovered about 125 mines in the Eastern Desert, the Red Sea and Nubia, which means the land of gold in the ancient Egyptian language. Pharaonic Egypt was rich in gold; one of the rulers once said to King Amenhotep III, Send me a quantity of gold because gold in your country is like sand.
Discoveries reflected the ancient Egyptians' vast experience in the field of gold prospecting and quarrying, as well as its manufacture, as they used fire and containers made of porcelain to melt it. The gold industry was one of the most important Egyptian crafts and gold was associated with funerary rites.
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