Saturday, September 6, 2014

Fact of the Day: Ancient Scissors

The invention of scissors dates back to the earliest human civilizations. One of the earliest pairs to ever exist were found from ancient Mesopotamia dating back thousands of years. 

16 comments:

Emmylou said...

Scissors are important, yo!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

How could they live without scissors!

Mary Kirkland said...

We'd be tearing paper up instead of cutting it without them.

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Bob Bushell said...

And they still cut!!!!!!!!!!

Margaret D said...

That's interesting and I wonder when left handed scissors were invented!

DEZMOND said...

mine are never sharp enough....

Pat Hatt said...

They always have a use

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Wow, I didn't realize it was so long ago!

Al Penwasser said...

That's not too terribly surprising, as the Mesopotamians were notorious cut-ups.
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Debra She Who Seeks said...

I thought they were invented by Julius Scissor in ancient Rome?

Christine said...

clever most useful invention!

Anna and Klaudia said...

great fact :)

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stephen Hayes said...

I imagine scissors came along when clothes were invented.

bj said...

I had NO idea they were that old.

Theresa Mahoney said...

One of the most useful inventions, I'd say!