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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.

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2. Oldest footwear

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

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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.

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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.

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5. Oldest skirt

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

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6. Oldest museum instruments

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

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7. Oldest prosthetic

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

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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.

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9. Oldest Swiss army knife

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

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10. Oldest Marijuana stash

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

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