The Room of the Golden Idols was a room in Olmec's Temple. The proclaimed objective of the room was to hug one of the three Idols and thrust them down - this was never performed; every team that moved through the room simply hit an actuator to head to one of the adjoining rooms.


Jennifer Hugging an Idol
  • Jennifer from John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine was the only contestant that tried to open the door by hugging an Idol.
Seasons Used 1
Layouts Used I-III
Episodes Seen 1-11
Objective Completion 1 (Hugging an Idol - Almost)
6 (Pass Through)
Temple Guard Encounters Elizabeth I's Golden Ship
John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine
Artifacts Featured John Henry's Lost Hammer
Half Pendants Featured The Trojan Horseshoe
Successor The Treasure Room
Adjoining Rooms The Observatory
The Heart Room
The Shrine of the Silver Monkey
The Swamp (Layout I)
The Spider's Lair (Layouts II & III)