Ancient Flying Machines

On March 13, 2009, in Archaeology, Cool cars money can buy, by JB

Mankind’s desire and subsequent attempts to fly, told in countless myths, were actually more than just tall tales. Some ancient civilizations did seem to work at achieving flight. Below, for instance, are “helicopter” and “submarine” reliefs from Abydos, while at bottom is a thousand-year-old “airplane model” from ancient America.

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