Amateur archaeologist finds 2,000 year-old Roman dagger

Europe 11/28/21, 15:51

An archeology enthusiast found a 2,000-year-old dagger that eventually uncovered an entire Roman battlefield. A metal detector located the ancient weapon in Switzerland's remote southeast Graubünden canton region. The site was previously thought to be void of ancient remains. However, dental student Lucas Schmid proved this theory wrong. "I suspected that the entire ...

5 mystery technologies of past civilizations

Beyond science 11/15/18, 10:36

The Lycurgus Cup It is a 4th century Roman glass cage cup made of dichroic glass, which holds a special property. The cup lights up in red when lit from behind and green when lit from the front. This property was for a long time a subject of scrutiny to scientist since ...

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