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A female terminator is found in Iran

December 19 2006
17:50

The skeleton of a young woman who lived on the territory of modern Iran 4,8 thousand years ago, archaeologists dug up. She had one eye, rather than his eye sockets, with its object that simulates the organ of vision.

Remains were found in the historic district in the south-eastern Iran. Findings confirm ancient evidence that in those days there was a practice of replacing lost eye artificial. In early Jewish texts were references to the woman with the eye, made of gold.

The observed artificial eye is very much like a real one.

Scientists said that the one who made it, used the golden threads of thickness less than a millimeter to obtain accurate eye capillaries. Around the pupil to a diamond shape, were also printed parallel lines. Two holes on the sides of the artificial eye helped fix it in the eye sockets.

Remains were found in an ancient cemetery. Researchers believe that the woman was from 25 to 30 years. In the grave were also found pottery, leather bag and a bronze mirror. Tells Zhelezyaka.com

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