Electrum is a naturally occuring alloy of gold and silver with traces of copper.  It is also known as white gold.  Its color ranges from pale to bright yellow depending on the proportions of gold and silver.  Electrum is harder and more durable than gold but can have the same color and luster properties.  This leads to it being used as material for vessels and statues as well as coatings for objects.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
10018 (none) (none) (none) Gold Axe Double lunate type Made of a rather low grade electrum [drawing] Type A15
10025 (none) (none) (none) Electrum Axe Normal type [drawing] adze A3 (new)
10439 (none) 1928,1010.122 (none) Rein-ring from the pole of the chariot of silver on the top an electrum mascot in form of a donkey, amazingly good work [drawing]
11910 30-12-562 (none) (none) Beads. Large double conoids of electrum and carnelian and flat lentoids of carnelian and gold: all from one string on the chest of the central figure in the domed chamber.
13788 (none) 1930,1213.1 (none) Dagger. With electrum blade and gold guard, the wooden handle (disappeared) and the guard set with gold studs: a poor and rough piece: the blade, Type II F has no central rib.
18846 (none) (none) (none) Gold earring. Lunate type, small, very thin metal, pale color electrum.
9365 (none) (none) (none) Decorated silver disk with central boss of electrum. d. 0.09 m. In poor condition.
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Copper Alloy - Gold - Iron - Lead - Silver