10 Weird Antique Objects Ever Found On Earth
These antique sunglasses only remotely resemble the present day sunglasses that are much more comfortable than these. However, talking about the utility, both of them protects the eyes from harmful rays!
The Prosthetic Body Parts
This is the oldest prosthetic wooden toe that was found buried with a mummy.
The Oldest Hymn
Discovered in Syria where the city of Ugarit once stood, these musical charts written in the "Hurrian" language are the oldest pieces of musical art. This also includes the instructions that are to be followed by the musicians while playing the instrument.
According to the archaeologists, the stone mask is about 7000 years old. However, no concrete information on it has been found out about it yet!
A five-and-a-half-millennia-old shoe
Found in a cave in Armenia, this slipper-like leather shoe is stuffed with grass and is covered with the waste of sheep that has helped in preserving it till date!
The Swiss Knife
This antique swiss knife dates back to the Roman empire! Found in the Mediterranean region in the 1990s, it lacks the screwdriver and the corkscrew that is present in the present day swiss knife!
Ancient therapeutic dental work
This is the canine of the man who died some 35000 years ago. It is repaired with such subtlety that is sure to amaze the dentists now! Beeswax is used to repair the teeth here!
The Flushing Toilets
A city in Turkish named Ephesus had these toilets in the first century AD which resembles the modern day toilets so much! The unique feature of this toilet is the running water under these holes that help in keeping it clean!
The Oldest Zircon
Unearthed about 17 years ago near Perth in Australia, Zircon is a nesosilicate mineral which is believed to be the oldest mineral ever!
The 5000 year old Chewing Gum
Popular among the Neolithic people of Finland, this piece of birch-bark tar was found by a student at an excavation site in 1993. It is believed to be about 5000 years old! People believed that it had antiseptic properties and that it could treat gum-related problems!
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