The world’s oldest mirror was found during excavations on the territory of modern Iraq, it is about 10,000 years old.
Mirrors in ancient times were made of polished bronze.
Metals (bronze, silver, and copper) were used to make mirrors in the Mediterranean countries until the THIRTEENTH century, when Italian Venice began to produce mirrors of the usual type for us-from glass. Continue reading
India is considered the birthplace of chess. There, at the beginning of the IV century, Chaturanga appeared, a game on a Board of 8×8 black and white cells, like modern chess. There were also 16 pieces and pawns on each side, but four players played Chaturanga. The sequence of moves was determined by throwing dice. Continue reading