History of Mirrors Dating Back 8000 Years

@article{Enoch2006HistoryOM,
  title={History of Mirrors Dating Back 8000 Years},
  author={J. Enoch},
  journal={Optometry and Vision Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={83},
  pages={775-781}
}
  • J. Enoch
  • Published 2006
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Optometry and Vision Science
Purpose. The purpose of this study is to consider the ancient history and early development of mirrors, because mirrors played a key role in refraction and magnification for an extended period of time before the invention of spectacles, including broad use in Roman times. Findings. The earliest known manufactured mirrors (approximately 8000 years old) have been found in Anatolia (south central modern-day Turkey). These were made from obsidian (volcanic glass), had a convex surface and… Expand
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