My Sky Valley
Sun, May 29, 2016
"The #1 Read & Rated Sky Valley News Source
& Only Daily Paper in the Sky Valley!"
Sky Valley Chronicle
The oldest woman’s purse ever unearthed
July 01, 2012
Is this the oldest women’s purse ever found? Photo courtesy National Geographic.
(NATIONAL) -- It must have been very trendy and modern in its day, this purse from the Stone Age that was found in Germany
It may well be the world’s oldest purse, according to a report in National Geographic
Excavators at a site near Leipzig uncovered more than a hundred dog teeth arranged very close together in a grave dated to between 2,500 and 2,200 B.C.
Archeologists think the teeth were likely decorations for the outer flap of a handbag.
It is believed that over the years the leather or fabric of the bag disappeared, and all that's left now is the teeth, all of which point in the same direction.
ROLLOVER ACCIDENT ON INTERSTATE 5 INJURES SEDRO WOOLLEY MAN AND MOUNT VERNON WOMAN
By Dan Rosandich
PHOTO OF THE DAY:
TRAFFIC STOP IN PORT ANGELES ENDS IN GUN FIGHT WITH POLICE
Man critic ally injured by police gunfire
KING COUNTY WARNS OF CEDAR RIVER HAZARDS
© 2008-2016 Sky Valley Media Group, LLC
www.skyvalleychronicle.com is owned and produced by
Sky Valley Media Group, LLC which is solely responsible for its content