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At the site of the new Springhead Bridge in the UK , workers stumbled upon what appears to be tweezers and an ear cleaner dating back to the Roman A recent discovery made at a bridge construction site in the UK reinforces just how committed to cleanliness the Roman civilization was.
Roman Tweezers , Ear Cleaner Found Near UK Bridge Site. Artifacts that may be 2,000 years old were recently found at a bridge construction site in the U . K . A Roman ear cleaner, which looked like a metal cotton swab , a small pair of tweezers , and a piece of timber were discovered at Springhead
The ancient Romans took hygiene seriously. They pioneered indoor plumbing, deodorant, and the practice of bathing daily. A recent discovery made at a bridge construction site in the UK reinforces just how committed to cleanliness the Roman civilization was. As Geek.com reports, workers unearthed an ear cleaner and a pair of tweezers thought to date back 2000 years to the Roman Empire.
The artifacts were dug up by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation at the location of the new Springhead Bridge in Ebbsfleet Garden City, a development in Kent. One small tool appears to be designed for pinching and plucking small items just like modern-day tweezers. The other object is thought to have been built for cleaning ears—but instead of cotton, the "swab" is made entirely of metal. They're thought to date back thousands of years, but scientific analysis will need to be done to determine the exact age.
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Treasure hunter discovers a rare hoard of 2,000- year - old silver Roman coins worth up to £200,000 with a metal detector in a farmer's field (but he'll have to split the cash with the farmer). Some of the coins were minted during the era of Roman general Mark Antony. Experts said the find is very rare
The list of Roman hoards in Britain comprises significant archaeological hoards of coins, jewellery, precious and scrap metal objects and other valuable items discovered in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)
Grooming items weren't the only artifacts uncovered at the site. Workers also found a piece of timber believed to have been meant for an ancient structure. The Ebbsfleet River, where the new bridge is being built, was once a shipping hub and a Roman settlement called Vagniacis. Historical finds are so common in the area that the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation employs full-time archaeologists.
The personal hygiene tools have been removed from the archaeological site by experts who will study them to learn more about their origins. The fate of the artifacts is unclear, but the construction company behind the discovery hopes they can remain in the same city where they were found.
Egypt unveils 'rare' ancient pharaoh bust .
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