800-Year-Old Cell Phone

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A team of archaeologists have discovered an 800-year-old device that looks just like a modern day cell phone in Austria, complete with cuneiform writing engraved on the keys. “According to reports, during archaeological excavations at Fuschl am See, (in Salzburg), Austria, researchers unearthed a mysterious artefact from the thirteenth century with cuneiform writing that strangely resembles a cell phone. This type of writing is typically found in modern-day Iran or Iraq (ancient Mesopotamia),” said one website. Continue reading for a video and an up-close shot of the buttons.

800-Year-Old Cell Phone Austria

“It is evident from this cell phone like device that someone with an advanced knowledge of the future created it. The language is said to go back tens of thousands of years…very cool discovery,” said researcher Scott Waring.