Dog Teeth Studded Purse Is World's Oldest

Dog Teeth Studded Purse Is World's Oldest

How do you properly accessorize the world’s oldest pair of jeans? With the world’s oldest purse, of course. Yes, this beauty of a bag is said to be the world’s oldest and it was found in Germany. Excavators at a site near Leipzig uncovered more than a hundred dog teeth arranged close together in a grave dated to between 2,500 and 2,200 B.C. According to archaeologist Susanne Friederich, the teeth were likely decorations for the outer flap of a handbag. Over the years the leather or fabric disappeared, and all that’s left is the teeth and the hypothesis that whoever donned the bag had a really sharp sense of style. Ba-dum-bump.


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