Posts Tagged ‘discs’

The Mysterious Origin of the Jade Discs

In ancient China, dating back to at least 5,000 BC, large stone discs were placed on the bodies of Chinese aristocrats.  Their original function still eludes scientists, as does the way in which they were made, considering they were carved out of Jade, an extremely hard rock. Jade is a precious hardstone that is made […]

The Jade Discs: A Wonder of Ancient Chinese Technology (Video)

Jade has always been a popular material in jewelry making, but there is much more to this unique stone than just its beautiful appearance. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News Videos Read Later  Source

Discs from Stone Age Europe

From March of the Titans (on Youtube) There are many examples of discs with central holes from various (mostly Magdalenian) sites in Europe. The most famous are those made of bone or ivory which bear carvings of various kinds, and are art objects in their own right. Various theories have been put forward as to […]

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