Who invented the glass?

Archaeology Mysteries

Most of us have certainly never thought about who invented his
window glass. It is just there and from time to time we have to clean it. But glass
is much more fascinating than you might think. So what is it all about, with
this strangely durable but completely transparent material that protects us
from the cold and still lets the light in? Who first came up with the idea of
producing this?

Glass was invented long before the Romans, but was almost
forgotten in Central Europe afterwards. There were shortages in the supply of
basic materials and after having possessed glass, people were again sitting with
carpets in front of their windows in the dark fortress room of the Middle Ages.
These dark rooms are so present to us Central Europeans that some believe that
glass was only invented in the 12th century. In fact, the invention of glass…

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