Unearthing the Three-Star Piles EP. 4: The obsession with gold
Updated 21:33, 26-Mar-2021

Unearthing the Three-Star Piles EP. 4 The obsession with gold.mp3


Welcome to"Unearthing the Three-Star Piles," a special "A Thousand Whys" series that shares fascinating stories about one of China's greatest archaeological sites: Sanxingdui.

Today, let's talk about an element that has seduced mankind for thousands of years, something seen by many as a symbol of fortune, power, and desire: a shiny yellow metal that beats all its peers. Well, I guess you already know what I'm talking about. Yes, that's gold.

The obsession with gold has been a human weakness since the moment our ancestors first glimpsed its luminous surface. Tune in to learn about the latest golden discoveries unearthed at the Sanxingdui site.

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