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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 …

900 Years old Ramanujacharya Original Body preserved in SriRangam Temple
Vaishnava philosopher and guru Ramanujacharya original body preserved inside Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, Tiruchinarpalli since 1137 CE. Sri Ramajunacharya was an exponent of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism. Ramanuja’s thiruvarasu (sacred burial shrine) is the Ramanuja shrine …

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 …