If you’re in the market for an antique home appliance or other household gadget, you may want to start at the beginning.
These artifacts date back thousands of years, and have been around for centuries.
An ancient Egyptian woman wears a long, red, cloth bag in this undated photo.
Ancient Egyptians were obsessed with the idea of bringing home an ancient object that would bring happiness and prosperity.
They believed that the objects should be kept in a place that was free from pollution and pestilence.
A picture of a golden coin minted in the 7th Dynasty, ca. 1325-1349 BC, shows a person in a palace, wearing a cloak and mask.
The coin was found in a grave in the tomb of the pharaohs Khufu and Khafre, who ruled Egypt from 1349-1337 BC.
This is the famous coin, called the Khufuf, discovered in the Khafra tombs, near the Dead Sea.
If you’re looking for an ancient home appliance to impress a friend or loved one, consider the following articles from The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, and the Associated Press.
Forbes.com: Ancient Home Automobiles and other Automobiles for sale online.