Ancient galvanic battery

Ancient galvanic battery

Approved: Yes

Mystery Type: Artefact

Mystery Name: Ancient galvanic battery

Latitude: 33.328574

Longitude: 44.385881

Country: Iraq

Place Name: Bagdad


The National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, displays a device consisting of a terra-cotta vase, eighteen centimters high, with a bronce and metalic inlay construction. Acid was found on the bottom of the vase. Ingenieurs could proof that this was a primitive battery with the calvanic principle.

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For what purpose has it been built?, Who built it?

Proven Facts: Primitive calvanic principle

Type: Mechanical Device


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Erich von Däniken Several publication



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This mystery has been reported by Lobcor on 02/03/2018

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