Recycling was a lifestyle for individuals residing in what is now Dubai some 3,000 years back.
Archeologists at ArcheoConsulatnt discovered objects made of copper, bronze, and iron were upgraded to be utilized as tools.
earlier utilized ceramics from damaged vessels to transform the items into tools. RELATED: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TECHNOLOGY AND INVENTIONS Ancient recyclers repurpose metal objects into tools “It is an interesting fact that a couple of thousand years back, the occupants of this place implemented recycling. Damaged ceramic vessels were not gotten rid of, rather, they were only somewhat customized and utilized as tools,” Juchniewicz said in the report.
The archeologists found that the tools were made using ceramics from one kind of clay.
In addition to the repurposed tools, the researchers discovered 2,600 metal things including weapons, decorations, precious jewelry, and figurines. Most were made 3,000 years ago but some might be even 1,000 years older than that.
They were found in the metallurgical center found in 2002 by Sheik Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, the guideline of Dubai.