Where do folding fans come from? History of fans

By |2019-06-07T11:03:23-07:00September 5th, 2017|Africa, Science|

Tutankhamon's ostrich feather fan (Egypt, ca. 1300 BC) When did people start to use fans? Chimpanzees use a stick with leaves on it, or just a big leaf, to chase away flies. They can't cool themselves by creating a breeze, because their hair insulates them. Primates and humans Flies and mosquitoes History of clothing But the earliest people who [...]