The oldest known human objects you have ever seen.
The oldest known human objects are precious reminder of the lives of our ancestors.
It is believed that man as a species existed for about 200,000 years, but we know little about the life of people in history because then there was no letter, or information technology. All we know we have concluded from the few archaeological discoveries and analysis. Here is an incredibly interesting list of the oldest found human subjects, which are an invaluable asset to the archaeologists because they allow a peek into the lives of ancient civilizations.
1) The oldest purse (4500s)
No one knows what it used for, but the bag someone worn more than four thousand years ago, was decorated with dogs’ teeth. It is possible that there were other decorations, which have since rotted.
2) The oldest beer recipe (5000s)
Beer is one of the oldest beverages that people today consume (although we believe that the former had a beer taste better). So it is no surprise that one of the oldest recipes found just a recipe for beer. It comes from Sumer, ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia. Apparently, it is God himself gave it to the Sumerians, and made from grain with mandatory addition of seasonings. It is assumed that it was very flavorful.
3) The oldest glasses (800 years old)
Oldest found sunglasses were used to protect the Inuit, the first inhabitants of Canada, strong whiteness of the snow.
4) The oldest shoe (5500 years)
The oldest copy of footwear was found in a cave in Armenia, which took place due to favorable climatic conditions. Made of leather and resembles the shoes you wear today.
5) The oldest bra (500 years old)
There are indications that the bras used much earlier, but only for now found the one that was used in Austria in the 14th century.
6) The oldest coin (2700 years)
The oldest known coin was found in the territory of present-day Turkey, in the historic region of Lydia. The interesting thing is that it is made of a mixture of gold and silver. Even then, these metals were recognized as valuable.
7) The oldest toilet (2200 years old)
People are worried about their hygiene in previous centuries. The oldest public toilet found in Turkey in the ancient city of Ephesus. Below toilets flowed a river.
8) Oldest pants (3300 years)
In western China have been found surprisingly preserved old pants more than three thousand years old. It also reminds us of some of today’s popular models.
9) The first sculptures of the human body (35,000 to 40,000 years)
Sculpture from Hall Fela which was found in Germany. Symbolizes a woman’s body and fertility. Missing her head, and it is considered that it was not simply carve with the tools available at the time.
10) The oldest socks (2500 years)
These wool socks originating from ancient Egypt, and were worn with sandals. They were found in the 19th century and originate from the period from 300 to 400 BC Interestingly, they are red. Are woven in a complex way. But it is not known whether they are worn every day or were used only for ceremonial purposes.