store cities which the Israelites built for the Egyptians (Ex. 1:11). (See PITHOM.) Towns in which the treasures of the kings of Judah were kept were so designated (1 Chr. 27:25).
The expedition was put in command of Pedro de Ursua, and was intended to go down the Amazon in search of treasure cities.
But he was not fated to come across the treasure cities of the Indies.
Kimberley is one of the most unique of all the treasure cities.
Why, this legend of treasure cities and golden mountains is as old as the hills.