Roman helmet, laurel wreath attached with an ancient superglue.
From the discovery.com article:
Roman warriors repaired their battle accessories with a superglue that is still sticking around after 2,000 years, according to new findings on display at the Rheinischen Landes Museum in Bonn, Germany.
Running until Feb. 16, 2008, the exhibition “Behind the Silver Mask” presents evidence that the ancient adhesive was used to mount silver laurel leaves on legionnaires’ battle helmets.
“It’s a sensational find and a complete stroke of luck that we were still able to find traces of the substance after 2000 years,” Frank Willer, the museum’s chief restorer, told Discovery News.
Willer found traces of the superglue while examining a helmet unearthed in 1986 near the German town of Xanten, on what was once the bed of the Rhine.
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