Published On: Sat, Dec 8th, 2018

A Toothbrush Holder Bought At A Market Has Been Found To Be An Indus Valley Civilization Relic From 1,900 BC

River Indus known for Indus Valley Civilization in India.

While visiting a car-boot sale in the West Midlands, Karl Martin bought what he thought could be used as a toothbrush holder for just £4 and was astonished to later discover that what he had actually purchased was an Indus Valley civilization artifact that dates back to 1,900 BC.

As the Hindustan Times report, Martin discovered the true value of his toothbrush holder only after he made a trip to Hansons, who were local auctioneers. Speaking about his stunning purchase, Martin explained how he felt drawn to the piece of pottery right away and felt that it was probably quite old. However, after depositing the relic in his bathroom, he promptly forgot his initial thought about the item’s age and used it to store his toothbrush and toothpaste.

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A Toothbrush Holder Bought At A Market Has Been Found To Be An Indus Valley Civilization Relic From 1,900 BC