23 Mysterious Objects We STILL Don’t Understand

Human history is full of strange but wonderful artefacts, from ancient machinery to unexplained items.Yet,there is still little known what they are or for. Let’s fall down this rabbit-hole of baffling objects we still can’t fathom, 13 may be my favourite of all time.

1. The Baghdad Battery

Image Credit: Hexapolis
Image Credit: Hexapolis

This discovery could knock Volta’s electrochemical cell out by more than 1,500 years!! Impressive! Archaeologists revealed the 12 pot-like artifacts from Iraq dated sometime around 250 BC to 225 AD. The strange objects are said to have been used as galvanic cells. But what for, apparently they were used to transform via electroplating, other metals such as silver into glittering. 

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