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By Shane Lasley
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'Pay Dirt!' discovered in 'Gold' exhibit

Companion exhibits at Anchorage Museum explore man's captivation with gold, and the gold rushes that opened the Alaska frontier


Last updated 6/28/2009 at Noon

A stroll through the "Gold" exhibit at the Anchorage Museum of Art and History can transport visitors through six millennia of man's captivation with the brilliant metal. The journey explores the unique characteristics of this precious and rare element that made it the prize of ancient civilizations, a standard of wealth and an invaluable metal to modern technology.

The more than 300 golden ob...

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