Monday, March 19, 2007

Ancient perfume found on Venus` island
Archaeologists exploring Cyprus, said to be home to Venus, the goddess of love, have stumbled upon the world`s oldest known perfume factory.

A display of the prehistoric scents and 60 objects from the Cyprus discovery can be seen at Rome`s Capitoline Museums, ANSA reported. The distilling equipment is believed to be 4,000 years old.