2,400 Year Old Gold Bongs Discovered in Russia

By Aaron Mamlit, Tech Times

scythian-gold-bongArchaeologists have unearthed a pair of “bongs” made of pure gold that date back to 2,400 years ago.

The historic paraphernalia, which were once used by tribal chiefs to smoke cannabis and opium, were discovered along with other items made of gold weighing almost seven pounds in total when a parcel of land in southern Russia was dug up to erect power lines.

The items belonged to Scythians, which were a fierce group of nomads that once ruled over the grasslands of Eurasia. The Scythians did not put up any cities or settlements, only huge grave mounds that are called kurgans that can be found in areas from Mongolia to the Black Sea.

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