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Origins of High Heels (Platform Footwear)
High Heel shoes were used since 3500 BCE in Egypt and during later periods in Middle-East, India, Italy and Greece. Infact, platform heels or high heels in those days solved more purpose than today. Ancient Egyptian butchers wore high heels …

Vanaras in Temple of Hathor, Dendera, Egypt 2250 BCE
Temple of Hathor at Dendera, built by Pharaoh Pepi I ca. 2250 BCE has carvings of Vanaras (as described in Valmiki Ramanaya), snakes, eagles, dogs, hippos with human bodies. Evidences prove ths temple’s existence since 1500 BCE. It is historically …

History of Brain Surgery (Trepanation) since 7000 BCE
Evidences of Skulls with Brain surgery or Trepanation between 7000 BCE – 1400 CE found in Europe, South America, Egypt, India. Bhoja Prabandham written by Raja Bhoj of Paramar around 1050 CE describes its process. Brain surgery or Trepanation is …

Tamil Brahmi Script of 1st century BCE found in Egypt & Oman
A broken storage jar with inscriptions in Tamil Brahmi script (written in a combination of Tamil and the Brahmi script) has been excavated at Quseir-al-Qadim, an ancient port with a Roman settlement on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. This …

5000 Years Old Ancient China Beer Mijaya Funnel found
Archaeologists have discovered ancient china beer making tools dating back to 2900-3400 BCE in underground rooms. At the spot in central plain of China, the kits included funnels, pots and specialized jugs. The shapes of the objects suggest they could …

Ancient Alarm Clock Invented by Plato (4th century BCE)
Ancient alarm clock used by the Egyptians was made by a greek engineer, physicist and mathematician Ctesibius (285–222 BCE) who lived in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt. But, Plato (428–348 BCE), a greek philosopher constructed his own version of an alarm clock …

7th Century Ancient Air Conditioning found in Kuwait
Archaeologists have discovered remains of ancient air conditioning system in a 7th century structure on Failaka, a Kuwaiti island in the Persian Gulf. It is a unique so-called windcatch-tower, utilising an ingenious interior cooling system based on the flow of …

3000 Years old Egyptian Prosthetic Toe discovered
World’s oldest available prosthetic limbs are artificial toes found with a female egyptian mummy. This Egyptian prosthetic toe dates back to 950 BC and volunteers without a big toe showed the prosthetics would have made walking around in ancient Egyptian …