These gadgets provide fascinating insights into the past and remind us that humans have been innovating for centuries.

Over the years, archaeologists and historians have uncovered a number of ancient and vintage gadgets that shed light on the technological advancements of past civilizations. These gadgets include everything from a 2,000-year-old abacus to a 100-year-old mechanical calculator. While some of these gadgets may seem rudimentary by today’s standards, they nonetheless represent significant leaps forward in human ingenuity.

These gadgets don’t really exist. I created them using the Midjourney text-to-image app.