Archaeologists have discovered ancient glass buttons

glass buttonsThe cemetery Karashamb , located in the Kotayk region , continues to surprise archaeologists interesting findings . Here are carried out excavations of burials of the Middle Bronze Age , during which they , in particular, found a silver goblet depicting figures of people and animals. As told in an interview with ArmInfo director of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences Pavel Avetisyan, in Karashamb managed to find unique items in large quantities Continue reading “Archaeologists have discovered ancient glass buttons”

Recycling of glass was used by the ancient Romans

RomansThe University of Sheffield were analyzed glassware III-IV centuries BC, which were made at the time of the Ancient Roman Empire. According to the experts, even at that time the master mastered the art of recycling broken glass and a second to let it into production – reports the Discovery News .

Studies have analyzed 128 samples of Roman dishes. In order to know the composition of the glass used spectrometry ICP-AES.

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