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    Posted on Jun 28, 2012

    This Is The World's Oldest Purse

    The purse is around 4500 years old and is covered in dog teeth, making it both vintage and fashionable.

    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.
    'It seems to have been very fashionable at the time,' said Harald Staueble, senior archaeologist at Germany's Saxon State Archaeology Office.

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