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Prehistoric Gold Mine In Africa

Leaders of the ancient kingdom of Ghana accumulated wealth by keeping the core of pure metal, leaving the unworked native gold to be marketed by their people. Gold Trade and the Mali Empire By 1050, Ghana was strong enough to assume control of the Islamic Berber town of Audaghost.

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