Mysterious Egyptian Schist Dish
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By: Douglas Moreman
What is THIS? It came from a 5000 year old tomb in Egypt:
Video on the Mystery of the Schist Dish
The video shows the object from various angles. Its text points out the difficulty in explaining how anyone could craft such an object from hard, brittle stone. And plays annoying music, so you might just turn off the sound. Can you think of a plausible use for this seemingly out-of-time object?
"Our girl in Cairo" has pointed out that there have been stone objects in tombs that are replicas of objects that were not made of stone.
Bronze began to be used in Egypt about the time this object was put into the tomb. (Seems to be within 50 years?)
Also of interest re tools for shaping rock. Egyptian Stone Bowls