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Museum Presents Oldest Gold Artefact Found in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 12 June - The National Museum of Slovenia presented on Tuesday a sew-on ornament from the Bronze Age that is considered to be the oldest gold find in Slovenia as the museum launched a series of books for primary school pupils. The first books in the series focuses on the history of Bled Lake where the ornament was found in the 1960s.

Ljubljana
National Museum presents the oldest gold artefact found on Slovenian territory.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
National Museum presents the oldest gold artefact found on Slovenian territory.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
National Museum presents the oldest gold artefact found on Slovenian territory.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
National Museum presents the oldest gold artefact found on Slovenian territory.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
National Museum presents the oldest gold artefact found on Slovenian territory.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Bled
The gold ornament was found on the shore under the castle towering over lake Bled.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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