Saudi Arabia/cradle of gold/Simmons/11/25/2017

Saudi Arabia/cradle of gold/Simmons/11/25/2017

The sands of Saudi Arabia hide not only a vast reservoir of oil, but a rich cache of minerals, including gold, copper and silver, much of it located in the 'Cradle of Gold.' Mining these valuable metals dates back millennia, possibly to the time of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Image: iStock

November 26, 2017 7:30 AM (UTC+8)