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10 Of The Oldest And Oddest Objects Ever Discovered

We often see ancient artifacts in museums like ivory statues, cooper trinkets and perhaps some gold jewelry. But here are a list of objects in the world that are older than anything you could see in a museum. Let's take a look.

1. Oldest piece of gum

This piece of gum is 5,000 years old.


2. Oldest footwear

This shoe is about women's size seven and is 5,500 years old.


3. Oldest Mask

This collection of nine masks is believed to be nearly 9,000 years old and was found in Israel's Judean hills.


4. Oldest purse

Archaeologists discovered more than a hundred dog teeth which are believed to be used as decorations for the out flap of a purse. The teeth could date back to around 2,500 B.C.


5. Oldest skirt

This skirt is believed to be 5,900 years old.


6. Oldest museum instruments

These are revealed to be nearly 43,000 years old, and were found in southern Germany in a cave.


7. Oldest prosthetic

It was a false toe discovered with Egyptian mummies buried 3,000 years ago.


8. Oldest written song

The tablets date back to nearly 1,400 B.C. and contain a whole hymn written as a tribute to the moon god's wife, Nikal.


9. Oldest Swiss army knife

The device is said to originate from the second century Roman Empire.


10. Oldest Marijuana stash

The device is said to originate from the second century Roman Empire.

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