16th Century Boxwood Carvings Are So Miniature Researchers Used X-Ray To Solve Mystery



If you are interested in religion and its evolution through the ages, these pieces of art are going to really impress you. These are boxwood carvings that were once the most popular things ever as far as fashion goes. There are only 35 left in the world, and all are going to be admired by lovers of intricate woodwork for years to come.

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These incredible displays are in a museum now, and they get all sorts of attention from lovers of religious art. It’s so inspiring to think that these were creating in the 16th Century with this much detail. It’s incredible to think about.

Researchers took these 500-year-old miniature boxwood carvings to the lab to find out their secrets

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They think these miniatures were made between 1500 and 1530 in Flanders or the Netherlands.

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The human eye isn’t able to analyze details this tiny.

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