Two solid gold bongs, thought to be 2,400 years old, discovered in Russia

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient solid gold bongs used by Russian tribal chiefs to get high in the 4th century B.C.

The bongs, used to smoke cannabis and opium and found with thick black residue, are thought to date back 2,400 years, reports Metro.

They may have been used in ceremonies and belonged to Scythians, nomads who ruled over large parts of Europe and Asia between the 9th century B.C. and 4th century A.D.

The artifacts, which do not look very similar to today’s smoking devices, were first discovered by contruction workers putting up power lines. (1TV.RU)1 / 2

It has previously been speculated that Scythians smoked a potent mix of cannabis and opium before going into battle, reports Metro.

The bongs were found by construction workers putting up power lines.

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