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Baghdad battery

BAGHDAD BATTERY

Ref: 6007/AH-D

The so-called 'Baghdad battery' was found in the ruins of a Parthian village in Iraq dating back over 1,800 years. A replica has been made, and photographs are available of Dr Arne Eggebrecht electroplating a statuette using the replica battery.

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