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How did people eat in ancient Rome? Roman silverware and dishes

By |2018-04-25T09:06:28+00:00August 31st, 2017|Food, Romans, Science|

Spoons made out of bronze and animal bone from ancient Rome Most people in ancient Rome ate most of their food with spoons. A lot of it was soups and porridge. The spoons in this picture are made of bronze and bone. But a lot of Roman spoons were made of wood. Fancy rich people [...]

Who invented sewing? History of clothing

By |2018-04-18T21:28:32+00:00June 8th, 2017|Central Asia, Clothing|

Sewing history: A Neanderthal stone awl Clothes before sewing When people first started to wear clothing, about 60,000 years ago, they didn't sew it at all: they just wrapped leather or furs around themselves. Probably they soon began to tie their clothes on with string or leather cords. People continued to wrap their [...]