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Ancient, Gigantic, 9 Ton Slab of Glass at Beth She' Arim Galilee

Posted: 7/21/2014 4:10:28 PM   Reads: 1483   Submitted By:7anthony   Category: Ancient Technology   Source: s8int.com
Naturally occurring glass like obsidian was used by many ancient societies around the world but it is thought that the first manmade glass was created by the ancient Mesopotamians or the ancient Egyptians in the mid third miilenium B.C. The oldest uses for manmade glass is thought to have been smaller objects such as beads. No one knows quite what to make of a 9 ton slab of ancient glass believed to have been made in one gigantic piece 1600 years ago in a cave.....





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